Geometry: Closed or Open Curves
In this geometry activity, students look at a set of 6 shapes, then write whether the curves in the sets are closed or open curves.
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Mastering Math Vocabulary Using Magnetic Manipulatives
Elementary schoolers explore two dimensional shapes. In this geometry "shapes" lesson, pupils define geometric shapes using specific vocabulary (included). They construct geometric figures using magnetic manipulatives, and compare and...
3rd - 5th Math
Identify and Describe Geometric Figures
In search of a comprehensive geometry resource to supplement your elementary math instruction? Look no further. This geometry chapter, taken straight out of a math textbook, provides everything you need to begin teaching young...
2nd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Complementary and Supplementary Angles: Geometry "Nspired"
Learners investigate complementary and supplementary angles. They use dynamic geometry (TI-nspire) software to manipulate rays to identify the conditions necessary to create complementary and supplementary angles. They find the measure...
4th - 8th Math