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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience. 
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Study Jams! Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Math

For Teachers 4th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in monitoring their learning with this Common Core checklist. Each standard is written as an "I can" statement, providing fourth graders with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year.
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Area - Problem Solving 18.3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Six rectangles representing gardens are lined up across the top of this handout. Learners help Mr. Aldo, Lori, Monica, Kip, and Mr. Torez answer questions about their gardens by computing area, perimeter, or cost to cover a garden with...
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Learning About Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Plan a dinner party. Using a book by Marilyn Burns as a context, pupils learn about the relationships between area and perimeter and surface area and volume. The hands-on activities have learners rearrange tables and cut up meatballs to...
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Narrative STEM Lessons

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Read on if engineering interests you. Instructors peruse a set of narrative STEM lessons for grades K-6. All activities are based on reading a children's book and then solving a problem using the engineering design process.
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STEM Construction Block Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as...
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STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...
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Slow Boat Design

For Teachers 4th Standards
Don't be a drag. Learners work in groups to design boats that move slowly. The provided reason for the activity is that a fish caught on a fishing reel is pulling the boat, causing it to move too fast. The STEM activity teaches the class...
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Design of a Green Roof

For Teachers 4th Standards
Help scholars develop a green thumb by building a green roof. Groups first grow lettuce seeds under normal conditions, then they try to grow the seeds in trays that are slanted by 45 degrees. They learn about tropism and engineering...
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Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
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Extended Performance Task: Tile Floors

For Students 4th Standards
Mathematicians help tile a bathroom and create a layout using graph paper and their knowledge of area in an assessment designed with several performance tasks that build upon one another. 
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Wedding Cake Ribbon

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Customers often want ribbon around fancy cakes, but how does a baker know how much ribbon to buy? Scholars view a cake with multiple layers in different geometric shapes. They must figure the perimeter and circumference and add them...
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Can-struction

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Can you solve it?! A New York City art challenge involves making sculptures from cans. The task is to determine the number of cans used in the engineering award-winning sculpture. Scholars consider the patterns in the different layers to...
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Area and Perimeter of Rectangles: Lesson

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
Around and in—take a different look at rectangles. A portion of a basic geometry playlist discusses the area and perimeters of rectangles. Using the formulas, the presentation works perimeter and area examples with rectangles and squares.
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Area

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Area is a two-dimensional measurement for a two-dimensional figure. The introduction of area expands on the idea of the one-dimensional measurement of length, but instead of staying one-dimensional, it goes in two directions. The video...
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Karl's Garden

For Students 4th Standards
Whose garden is bigger? Assess your class with the area task of finding out if Karl or Makenna's garden is bigger in area.
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Surrounded and Covered

For Students K - 12th Standards
What effect does changing the perimeter have on the area of a figure? The five problems in the resource explore this question at various grade levels. Elementary problems focus on the perimeter of rectangles and irregular figures with...
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Perimeter of Rectangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians have been using formulas for many years, so give them extra practice with complex problems using those same formulas. Your classes apply strategies to problems that require higher order thinking. Examples include one...
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Mixed Practice Word Problems #9

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Reinforce math concepts of multiplication, division, area, cups, and perimeter, with a mixed practice learning exercise that offers five word problems.
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A Gardener’s Dilemma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young horticulturists work together to design a garden plot using their knowledge of measurement, geometric figures, area, and perimeter formulas. Pupils' show what they know via a presentation, evaluation, survey, and quiz.  
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Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 4

For Students 4th Standards
Have scholars show what they know with a 20-page assessment aligned to the California State Standards. The test covers concepts such as large and whole numbers, all four mathematical operations, fractions, decimals, geometric figures,...
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Area of Various Shapes

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Find the area of triangles, rectangles, and parallelograms using this metric worksheet.
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Insulating the House

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Finding the area of a rectangle is the focus of this metric worksheet. Here, mathematicians use their knowledge of finding the area of a shape in meters to discover how much material can fit inside a shape.
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 3

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Make sure your class stays up with the times using this series of math newsletters. Including word problems that cover topics ranging from consumer math and symmetry to graphing and probability, these worksheets are a fun way to...
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 4 Math)

For Students 4th Standards
The end of the year is approaching and that it's time find out what your fourth grade mathematicians have learned over the past few months. Offering a new take on standardized testing, this Common Core-designed assessment includes both...
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Performance Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 4 Math)

For Students 4th Standards
If you need a way to help kids understand the Common Core standards, use a practice test that is based on learners' performance in fourth grade math. With questions on fractions, data interpretation, and area and perimeter, learners are...
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Perimeter and Area

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Leave no student behind with this differentiated geometry unit on perimeter and area. Over the course of five lessons, young mathematicians explore these foundational concepts through a series of self-selected hands-on activities and...
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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, learners are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
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Perimeter and Area

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice perimeter and area with 31 pages of math worksheets and activities. Perfect for reinforcing the concepts of measurement and geometric shapes, the series of assignments cover basic and increasingly challenging problems.
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Saxon Math 5/4

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
You'll never have to search for another worksheet again after downloading this extensive collection of Saxon math materials. With over 600 pages of example problems and skills practice exercises, this is a must-have resource for any...
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-activity series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
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,...
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Areas and Perimeters

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Cover some serious area in your geometry curriculum with this collection of worksheets. After first introducing the concept of area using the tiling method, this resource continues on to teach learners how to use the area and perimeter...
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King of Math: Full Game

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
All hail the king! Young mathematicians put their skills to the test as they strive to become the king of math.
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Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
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Ancient History Math Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through several organized and attractive worksheets, your learners will make a deduction about tally marks and hieroglyphics to determine what they represent in the ancient numeral system. This is a well-designed, interdisciplinary...
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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Find the Area of a Rectangle Using the Standard Formula

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
The second of six videos on finding perimeter and area begins with a review of these terms, along with a discussion on the concept of a variable and how it applies when finding area. The core lesson gives a detailed description of how to...
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L.O. Calculating Area and Perimeter (Version 1)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
An excellent presentation on calculating area and perimeter is here for you. In it, young mathematicians are given five examples to solve for perimeter, then five examples to solve for area. The final two slides present a word problem...
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Explore Perimeter and Area - Problem Solving 18.1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What do Trina's bedroom, Melia's photo, and Xavier's puzzle have in common? They are all rectangular! And they are all used as examples in these real-world math problems involving area and perimeter. Use it as a quiz since there are only...
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Abundant Area

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore the relationship between perimeter and area. Learners input the area and perimeter for shapes on the Shape Explorer website, solve problems using geoboards, complete a worksheet, create a PowerPoint presentation, and take an...
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Dog Gone Again!

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Here is a real-life lesson! Learners must plan the dimensions of a rectangular fence to reign in a runaway dog. They survey what shape and size fence is needed and use formulas to find perimeter and area of the fence. They explore what...
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Find Missing Side Lengths Using the Formula for Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
In the final lesson of a six-part series, learners find out how to use the perimeter formula to determine the missing side of a rectangle when the perimeter is known. A review of the terms algorithm and variable starts off the lesson,...
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Use Area Models to Find the Area of Rectangles

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Use area models as a strategy for solving problems involving finding the area of a rectangle. The definitions of rectangle and area are reviewed, along with the difference between perimeter and area. Then, two different problems are...
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Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle Using an Area Model

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A real-world problem is posed at the beginning of the fourth of six lessons on applying formulas for area and perimeter. A review of the definition of squares and rectangles begins the discussion, followed by an example of solving a...
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Candy Bar Measurements

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Geometers explore mathematics by completing an object measurement worksheet. They utilize a variety of candy bars and rulers to conduct a measurement experiment in class. They complete worksheets as a group based on the measurement...
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Problem Solving With Area Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
To determine the area and perimeter of a rectangle, kids make T-charts in their math journal to define the terms. After defining the differences and procedure for finding area and perimeter, they use their T-charts to write and solve...
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Bedroom Redecoration Project

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this bedroom redecoration project, your young mathematicians become interior designers. They plan, draw, and determine finances for the project. They apply their knowledge of working with decimals, geometric shapes, and problem...
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Challenge: Into the Pool

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
On this area and perimeter worksheet, designers use a diagram of a Koi pool with its surrounding walkway surrounding and the appropriate mathematical formulas to solve a set of four word problems. An answer key follows the worksheet.
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Inner and Outer Planets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scholars explore the solar system. For this planets lesson, students learn about the other planets in the solar system. They watch a video clip from National Geographic on the solar system, compare and contrast the planets and...
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Geometry: Areas of Triangles

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
For this areas of triangles instructional activity, learners observe given polygons. They determine the area of triangles, rectangles and compound figures. This one-page instructional activity contains 5 multi-step problems. This...
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Model Perimeter and Area

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Gardens seem to be the go-to for area and perimeter word problems. In this assignment, gardening consultants advise Terry, who is helping his parents plan for planting. They draw the outline of a garden on a grid and then perform...
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Don't Fence Me In

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Ensure that your class has a well-rounded understanding of new inventions, in this case barbed wired. Class members, after researching the history and development of barbed wire, assess its impact on cattle and the development of the...
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Garden Grid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Basically, your class reads about different garden plants from an included handout and seed packets that you provide, and then uses a grid to plan out where to place the plants. They can practice counting with the seeds, grouping,...
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Geometry Word Problems

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Here are eight real-life problems for your class to solve when learning to calculate perimeter and area. Because www.K6Math.com is stamped across the background of the page, you may not want to use it as a homework, but rather use the...
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It's Around There Somewhere! Perimeter, and Circumference

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the concept of building equations for perimeter and circumference. Learners use rulers to measure the perimeter of half a sheet of paper.  Then fold the sheet of paper numerous times, each time measuring perimeter.  Learners use...
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Piece by Piece

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
What do your pupils know about quilting? Read and discuss the information included here before sending class members off to create their own quilt blocks using construction paper. When they have completed their blocks, provide some time...