## Perimeter and Area resources

A collection of activities and resources that can be used for perimeter and area discussion/lessons, such as: Perimeter Jumble by Jon Orr, raising questions about area and perimeter relationships How about the image below from a Twitter discussion (with someone Read More …

## Measurement Starter Question

During measurement topic, ask the students, how can a shape be both bigger AND smaller than another. For example, I used this doing perimeter and area of a semi-circle. I drew two diagrams on the board with particular dimensions where Read More …

## Area and Unit Conversions

Introductory lesson perhaps to discussing area – a ‘madeover’ task by Dan Meyer and friends. Gets students estimating areas and then later doing the calculation. Unit conversions also required between feet and metres (depending on measurements used)

## Desmos / Lesson Activities

List of activities sourced (mostly through twitter), that (I fear!) may not appear in regular Desmos search engine… First up though is this fantastic intro to showcase what Activity Builder can do in desmos. A good one for showing to Read More …

## Surface area tasks (inc Pop box design one for Year 8?)

Found this website on a search of the net for some good discussion/opening type question on surface area: http://mrpiccmath.weebly.com/blog/3-acts-pop-box-design Thanks to the author there who has created some nice little videos and even accompanying worksheets to go along with the lesson. Read More …