Optimizing Perimeter and Area
In this math worksheet, students examine the possible dimensions to construct two different fences. They try to maximize the area for the best value of space.
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New Review The Antarctica Project: A Middle School Mathematics Unit
Antarctica is a big place, large enough to provide ample opportunities to learn about math. A two-week unit teaches middle school mathematics concepts using project-based learning. The resource covers functions, geometry (area,...
6th - 8th Math
Designing a 3d Product in 2d: a Sports Bag
Sew up pupil interest with an engaging, hands-on lesson. Learners first design a sports bag given constraints on the dimensions of fabric. They then evaluate provided sample responses to identify strengths and weaknesses of included...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Maximizing and Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter
Students explore the realms of measurement. For this math lesson plan, students analyze and solve problems in which rectangles with identical perimeters are compared to maximize or minimize area. This lesson can be extended for algebra,...
6th - 9th Math