For this comparing areas worksheet, 5th graders while utilizing the Internet choose a building with a rectangular base, record its base dimensions and calculate the area of its base.
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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Decide Whether to Find Area, Surface Area, or Volume
Now that you can calculate area, surface area, or volume, when do you use each one? The video goes through examples of each type of problem and shows common examples that represent the measurement. While no math is performed, it uses the...
4 mins 5th - 7th 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
Comparing Volume and Surface Area in 3-D Shapes
Students explore 3-dimensional shapes. In this volume and surface area comparison lesson, students discover the lengths, widths, and height of rectangular prisms. Students solve problems and record their measurements and data on a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable