Area of a Polygon
Students solve area problems. They simulate being a teacher by correcting,discussing, and grading a worksheet on area.
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The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of Polygons by Decomposing into Triangles, Rectangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids
Take a multi-sided figure, such as a pentagon, and break it into smaller shapes to calculate the area. The video demonstrates this idea visually by breaking figures into small pieces and calculating each area. Also included, is a review...
6 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of Polygons by Breaking them Apart
Polygons don't have to be big scary shapes, break them down into composite figures and find the area piece by piece. Start by reviewing how to the find the area of a triangle and quadrilateral because those are commonly used to create...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Perimeter and Area by Finding the Length of Sides by Comparing Coordinates
Using coordinates to draw a rectangle, help learners understand the relationship between the given order pairs used as the vertices and the length of its joining sides. This is the second video in a series of four using geometry to solve...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Circumference and Areas of Circles
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference lesson, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable