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Perimeter Puzzles

Young geometers build 2-dimensional polygons using the Zome modeling system and calculate their perimeters. Then using a cost model, they are asked to build a structure with a larger perimeter, predict final costs, and the optimal shape that is needed. 

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Collaborative Learning
Year
2002
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