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23 resources with the concept composite figures

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7th grade Math Remediation

For Students 7th Standards
Goal and Objectives for TEKS 7.5.C & 7.9.C: Students will solve mathematical and real-world problems involving similar shape and scale drawings; and determine the area of composite figures containing combinations of rectangles,...
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Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Exploring Space Through Math series offers six geometry lessons that use NASA resources to teach learners how to use the mathematics of deductive and spatial reasoning. They use geometry to compare the dimensions of the NBL pool, the...
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TeachEngineering: Forces All Around

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Imagine using a hot glue gun or a glue stick to demonstrate tension, compression, and torsion! A six-part series of lessons and hands-on activities teach young engineers about the fundamental facets of engineering design: forces, loads,...
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My Dream Home

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Dream big or go home. After analyzing a bar graph on the number of bedrooms in US homes derived from census data, scholars design their own dream homes. They cut out two-dimensional shapes from construction paper to create models of...
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Coal Silo Design Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The coal is mined. Now what? Scholars design a coal silo that stores mined earth using at least two different three-dimensional shapes. They calculate the volume, determine the amount of mined earth produced in a day, and find the amount...
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Exploring Coal Pillar Mining

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Coal mines can be a gold mine of math applications. After reading some basic information on coal mining, learners draw blueprints of a coal pillar in the shape of a composite figure. They find the volume of material from the coal pillar...
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Find a Polynomial Expression for a U-Shaped Area (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How difficult is it to calculate the area of a U-shaped figure? Scholars use a helpful video to see how to determine an algebraic expression for the area of an U-shaped composite figure. The method it shows involves decomposing the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
To solve or not to solve that is the problem. A slide presentation of 17 items show different ways that Smarter Balanced assesses Claim 2, problem solving. The items span from sixth and seventh grade concepts to highlight the...
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Volume of an L-Shape Prism

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The formula works no matter the shape of the base. A short video shows how to find the volume of a prism when the base is a composite shape created by rectangles. Handouts provide the class members opportunities to practice the skill and...
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Graffiti Art: Supplies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how much spray paint does a mural require? Using proportions, graffiti artists determine the amount of supplies needed to complete a mural. The creative resource shows how to determine the area of composite figures and uses that...
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Strings and Areas

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
You'd be surprised what you can do with a string! The constraint is the length of string, and the task is to maximize area. Given a series of composite shapes, learners must create a formula for the maximum area for a specified...
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Area of an L-Shape

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Think about your shapes as tangrams as you find their areas! Scholars learn to decompose L-shaped compound figures to find their areas. A video shows how to break the figure into rectangles, and learners practice using the included...
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Area of Compound Shapes

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Composite figures—because everything isn't shaped like a rectangle, triangle, or circle. Learners practice separating compound shapes into something more manageable. A video shows them how to make the calculations, and worksheets give...
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2010 Guatemalan Sinkhole

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deep into a lesson studying volume. Learners view images of a Guatemalan sinkhole that seems too big to be true! Their task is to determine the amount of material needed to fill the hole using information from news articles and videos.
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Toilet Paper Roll

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You won't want to flush a great lesson down the drain! An intriguing resource asks learners to predict the number of sheets of toilet paper on a roll. Presented with the dimensions of the roll and one sheet of paper, scholars make...
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Coffee Traveler

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the volume of irregular figures in an inquiry-based exercise. Presented with an irregularly shaped box filled with water, learners must predict the level of water when it is tipped on its side. The class can divide the figure...
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Composite Solids: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Combine the formulas to arrive at one volume. Using the formulas for different solids, the video introduces finding the volume of composite solids. The portion of an extensive playlist on geometry works a couple of problems, one with an...
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Area of Composite Shapes: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
To find the whole, add and subtract the pieces. A portion of a massive geometry playlist shows how to approach finding the area of a composite figure. The resource works with a couple different composite shapes to find their areas.
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Area and Perimeter

For Students 8th Standards
Develop a strategy for finding the area and perimeter of irregular figures. Building on an understanding of finding area and perimeter of rectangles and triangles, learners apply the same concepts to composite figures. After practicing...
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Calculating Volumes of Compound Objects

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After determining the volume of various drinking glasses , class members evaluate sample responses to the same task to identify errors in reasoning.
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Candle Box

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Individuals draw a net for a hexagonal pyramid — with some stipulations. The net must contain the printed images so they appear correctly on the box, along with tabs to glue the box together. 
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Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
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Find the Area of Polygons by Decomposing into Triangles, Rectangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Take a multi-sided figure, such as a pentagon, and break it into smaller shapes to calculate the area. The video demonstrates this idea visually by breaking figures into small pieces and calculating each area. Also included, is a review...