Geometric Shapes And Figures
Students compete in a scavenger hunt to find twenty-two different geometric shapes in natural objects around the school. They practice identification of each geometric shape using a handout then form small groups to search the school grounds.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Visualizing three dimensions from a two-dimensional drawing is challenging. Give your class a reference by focusing on the revolution of the cross-section. In this Common Core math lesson plan, pupils create a three-dimensional solid...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable