Building a Geometric Kite
Students explore how to make a kite. They discuss the aerodynamics of kites, and in small groups, conduct Internet research on how to build a kite, and follow the directions to construct a kite using a symmetrical design.
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Kites: Patang - The Indian Fighter Kite
Students investigate the history of fighter kites and build their own. In this aeronautics lesson, students discover how other countries utilize fighter kites and where they originated. Students create their own fighter kites in class...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching Masters and Study Link Masters
Help young mathematicians shape their understanding of geometry with this series of worksheets and activities. Starting with an introduction to line segments, lines, and rays, the first unit in this math series continues on to explore...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Frog Garden Party! Toads and Triangles in the Math Garden
It's frog party time! With frog banners, frog juice, and a triangle hunt, your garden party is sure to be both entertaining and educational. The lesson connects geometry, earth science, and delicious snacks to teach kids about ecosystems...
4th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review The Shape of Things
Investigate the attributes of polygons. A thorough set of lessons presents problem scenarios for elementary through high school classes. The first lessons focus on basic characteristics of polygons, including the line of symmetry. As the...
K - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Design and Build A Better Candy Bag
Young scholars discuss how the final design for a product can affect its success. They work together to design and develop a better candy bad. They predict the volume and strength they need for the bag to be successful.
2nd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed