Green Acres is the Place to Be!

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Nurture a love of math and farming at the same time. Pupils apply geometry concepts, such as surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes and similarity ratios, to farming contexts. They consider the dimensions of bales of hay, pig pens, and silos.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • If possible, take a field trip to a farm and have classmates see math in action
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource recommends having models of three-dimensional figures for students to reference during the unit
  • Geared toward scholars in a capstone course who completed the standard high school sequence
  • Includes worksheets along with separate answer keys
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