Using Geometric Shapes To Make Patterns
Sixth graders explore the use of shapes to create geometric patterns. they start with a simple example of dividing shapes in half to create two new ones. This can be extended to creating intricate patterns.
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Use Additive Inverses to Make 0
Damian is in debt to Jordan for twenty dollars. Damian decides to get out of debt and pay Jordan back by washing a dog. Help your money spenders understand how to get out of debt, or to avoid getting into debt, by applying the additive...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Use Proportional Reasoning to Make Estimates About a Population
Proportions are an important part of the Common Core that are used in this video to make estimates about a population. The lesson relates sample t-shirt sizes to total t-shirt sizes and organizes the data in a proportion. The problem is...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed