Practice 10-2: Areas of Trapezoids, Rhombuses, and Kites
In this area activity, students determine the areas of trapezoids, rhombuses and kites. This one-page activity contains 15 problems.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Investigating Area Under a Curve
Taking a lesson straight from the calculus classroom and making it algebra appropriate is the task of the day. Learners go step by step through calculating different area approximations underlines and curves, reviewing many key geometry...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Describe 2-Dimensional Cross Sections of Right Rectangular Pyramids
If you were to slice the Great Pyramid of Giza with a plane, what two-dimensional figure would result? Using animation and the familiarity of the pyramids of Egypt, this video aids student understanding of the resulting cross-section. It...
5 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed