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Minimize Perimeter

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice calculating the perimeter of different sized rectangles. Individually, they identify the derivations of a function that can show the perimeter and determine how to minimize the perimeter within a fixed area. They use...
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Minimize Perimeter -- Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the concept of perimeter. As a class, they listen to a lecture describing the derivations of a function that describes perimeter. They calculate the minimum perimeter of a rectangle and determine the...
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Big Foot

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice measuring perimeter and area for regular and irregular shapes of a variety of items. They assess square unit measurement by tracing their foot on graph paper and then problem solve the approximate area in square...
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Area And Perimeter

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the concepts of area and perimeter, and they practice finding the values in various types of situations. They construct different representations of shapes using the area measurements and also explain the...
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Area And Perimeter

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice the skills of finding the perimeter and area of different objects. They integrate technology tools by using a computer software program during the class as the second half of an assessment of measuring student...
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Perimeter Chains

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe, extend, and make generalizations about given geometric and numeric patterns. They model problem situationa with objects and equations to draw conclusions. Pupils solve problems with whole number using order of...
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Fashion Day

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders practice using basic measurements to solve word problems.They also investigate finding the perimeter of different polygons and define the characteristics to classify the shape as a polygon.
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Measurement: Lesson 2

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete math problems given in this lesson plan, where they find the perimeter and area of specific figures. They estimate the perimeter and area of shapes and figures and then complete the mathematical formula to find...
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Perimeter Play

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify that the perimeter of a shape is the sum of its sides. Students cut some string or rope to make the sides of a rectangle. Students write the measurement of the length of the rectangle and the measurement of the...
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Polygonal Strings

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders apply knowledge of how to calculate the area and perimeter of triangles. They determine why it is inappropriate to measure the area of land by its perimeter which is done in certain areas of New Guinea. They complete a...
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Pepe Cleaners

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders gather data to determine the relationships between the base and height of rectangles with fixed perimeters and express the relationships using words and symbols. Students build rectangles with pipe cleaners. They create...
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Count the Squares and Compare

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders construct squares and rectanges in order to help them find areas and perimeters. They gain an understanding of area and perimeter through teacher modeling and then they construct squares and rectangles.
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Calling All Units

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore the history of the portable cell phone as a springboard to investigating other technological innovations that significantly impact our everyday lives. Identify different types of technology used in everyday life and explore how...
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Physical Education: Games from Australia

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students discover how to play Austrailian warmup games involving footballs. The activities, Steal the Footy, Pick Up, and Lanework, stress teamwork by students. The exercises are designed as warmups for Australian Rules football.
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Geometry - Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils review the procedure for determining appropriate types of measurements for given situations and measurement conversions. They figure perimeter, area, and volume of 2 and 3 dimensional objects.
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Measuring with Mathematics

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover how the change in the dimensions of a shape cause a change in the overall area of the shape, but the perimeter stay the same. They, in groups, go out to the playground and construct large areas using stakes and rope.
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Around and Around We Go

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover that a polygon is a closed figure formed by line segments, and that the perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the lengths of its sides. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan to gain lots of practice with...
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Inch Around This

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders, in groups, examine the concept of perimeter by measuring the perimeter of different shapes and creating shapes to be measured for perimeter.
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Perimeter

For Teachers All
Students calculate the perimeter of a random shape on a grid.