Students examine various shapes and discover each part is the total of counterparts. In groups, they combine parts to equal a whole and divide numerous shapes into various parts. They practice drawing shapes and writing them in a fraction form.
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Recognize Fractions: Breaking Shapes into Equal Parts
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of fractions by cutting shapes into pieces. The first video in this eight-part series starts by making a clear distinction between whole numbers and fractions. A circle is then used to...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the 9th Shape for a Geometric Pattern Using a Table
Use geometric shapes to identify patterns and deepen number sense with video four of this nine-part series. Looking at different configurations of square tiles, learners use tables to describe patterns with regard to both the number of...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed