Finding the Area of Shapes
Emerging engineers explore, experience and practice the concept of area through problem-solving activities. Using a geoboard, they find that polygons can be composed of several smaller shapes.
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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
Find the Area of Polygons with More than 4 Sides
Strange and unique shapes are found everywhere in the world around us. The final video in this series teaches young learners to break complex shapes into rectangles when finding their area. This process is clearly modeled as the...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Unit Squares
Take the first step in teaching young mathematicians about area with the initial video in this five-part series. Beginning with a review of area and key terms related to area measurement, the instructor goes on to clearly model how to...
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Columns and Rows
When finding the area of rectangles, understanding the arrangement of unit squares in rows and columns is essential. The visual models included in this instructional video help to clearly define rows and columns for young mathematicians,...
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms Using Formulas
Shortcut through surface area and teach your learners how to use a formula to solve for the surface area of prisms and cubes. The presentation reviews how to find the surface area by adding all the sides; reconstruct that method into a...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed