Young scholars practice calculating different dimensions for carpeting a house. They also estimate the price of carpet and a professional install. They complete the problems individually or in groups.
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Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths
How much carpet goes on the floor and how much space will be available for storage in a game closet that they help design? With this task, collaborators use formulas for area and volume. They also complete a Venn diagram comparing these...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
The Area of All Polygons Through Composition and Decomposition
To compose or decompose, that is the question. The fifth portion of a 22-part series presents area problems of polygons. Pupils determine how to compose or decompose the polygons into shapes whose area is easily calculated.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Computing Actual Areas from a Scale Drawing
Square the scale factor when working with scaled drawings and area. The 19th lesson plan in a series of 22 introduces calculating actual areas from scale drawings. The lesson plan encourages pupils to use the square of the scale factor...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplying And Dividing with Significant Figures
Sal takes out the big guns - or in this case, big calculator - in this video, which carries the concept of significant figures even further. Sal shows how to multiply and divide significant figures using both electronic and handwritten...
10 mins 7th - 9th Math