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Geometry I


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Geometry I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Construction Planning: Working with Areas and Volumes to Transportation Grids: Working with the Pythagorean theorem, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Geometry I Activity Titles

  1. Construction Planning: Working with Areas and Volumes
  2. Construction Planning #2: Working with Areas and Volumes
  3. Landscaping the Yard: Working with Perimeters and Area
  4. Measuring Paper: Working with Perimeter and Area
  5. Swimming Pool Design: Working with Perimeters and Areas
  6. Swimming Pool Design #2: Working with Perimeters and Areas
  7. Swimming Pool Design #3: Working with Perimeters and Areas
  8. Transportation Grids: Working with the Pythagorean theorem
  9. Right Triangles around the House: Working with the Pythagorean theorem
  10. Slicing Foods: Working with Cross Sections

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 6, 7

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