Students explore circles. In this introductory geometry lesson, students cut out a circle and follow a series of instructions given by the teacher. Students fold the circle, answer questions, and draw conclusions.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory lesson plan on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a table of...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable