Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Lesson One: Perimeter, Area, Volume

Middle schoolers explore perimeter, area and volume. Using geoboards, toothpicks, and marshmallows, students create specific shapes. They are directed to use formulas to find the volume, area, and perimeter of the created shapes. In groups, middle schoolers estimate the number of cubes that will fit in containers. Students build a polyhedron and calculate the perimeter of the base and the volume of the polygon.

8 Views 31 Downloads
Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print