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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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math instructional activity. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
2nd - 4th 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
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