Mind Your P's and Q's (Polygons and Quilts)
Students identify the characteristics of a variety of polygons. They construct polygons, calculate the area of polygons, and design a quilt, calculating the amount of fabric needed for their design.
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Perimeter and Area of Polygonal Regions in the Cartesian Plane
How many sides does that polygon have? Building directly from lesson plan number eight in this series, learners now find the area and perimeter of any polygon on the coordinate plane. They decompose the polygons into triangles and use...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8
You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable