In this math worksheet, middle schoolers use the polygon blocks to record the estimated measurements of the internal angles. They classify the polygons, add up the angles, and record the surface area.
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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
Exploring Rate of Change in Other Situations 3
In this rate of change in other situations activity, middle and high schoolers solve 14 various types of problems that relate to determining the rate of change in various situations. First, they graph the data in a table and determine...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
What are Interior and Exterior Angles of a Polygon?
Break down interior and exterior angles with this video. Using a pentagon, a teacher demonstrates how to find the interior and exterior angles of a polygon. She goes on to explain a few of the properties of these angles, writing down all...
5 mins 6th - 10th Math
Polygon Classification in the Coordinate Plane
Classify this resource into the "Use" pile. Scholars use an interactive coordinate plane to plot polygons given coordinates for the vertices. They use properties to classify each polygon and answer a few challenge questions regarding the...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find the Sum of the Interior Angles of a Polygon?
Squares, pentagons, triangles, polygons. How is it possible to figure out the sum of the interior angles of any of these multi-faceted shapes? There's got to be a formula. Of course there's a formula. That's what algebra is all about,...
6 mins 6th - 10th Math
How Do You Find the Measures of Exterior Angles of a Polygon if You Know the Interior Angles?
What are the exterior angles of a polygon? Polygons have exterior angles? How? Oh, extend all the lines, and find the value of each of the supplementary angles. No problem as long as one knows what supplementary angles means. Not sure?...
5 mins 6th - 10th Math