Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Third Graders Explore Area and Perimeter.

Third grade students learned about area and perimeter by creating polygons using tape, teamwork, and a little imagination.

 First, students worked in teams to make polygons.
Once they created their polygon, they measured the length of each side and then added up all sides to find the perimeter.

Next, they counted up the tiles inside their polygon to calculate the area.

Finally the students drew their polygons on
graph paper

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