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993 resources with the keyterm area

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Interior Designer for a Day

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders organize a 20 x 17 room with a given set of furniture pieces. Arrangement is to be based on maximum comfort and practicality. This instructional activity is a good way to teach and reinforce the mathematical concept of area.
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Measuring with Mathematics

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover how the change in the dimensions of a shape cause a change in the overall area of the shape, but the perimeter stay the same. They, in groups, go out to the playground and construct large areas using stakes and rope.
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Year Book Page Special Shape Collage

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students design a collage of pictures for a yearbook that make a shape. They determine the area of the shape and the price of putting the collage in the yearbook.
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Square Circles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students analyze and demonstrate how a circle can be measured in square units and examine how diameter, circumference and radius are related.
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How Much Gift Wrap Do I Need?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students estimate the area of boxes using centimeter cubes. They find the actual area and compare it to the estimates.
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Geometry: Area

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students visit various websites to calculate the area of circles, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and parallelograms. They explore math problems and play interactive games dealing with geometry.
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A Collection of 22 Math Lesson Plans covering a wide variety of topics

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders describe the difference between area and volume and also explain how various units of measure relate to one another.
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Wind Tunnel Aerodynamics Problem Set

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after reading an explanation from a NASA Web-based textbook, demonstrate an understanding of the text by applying it to the calculation of area, velocity, and pressure in a wind tunnel.
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Estimation

For Teachers All
Pupils make estimations.