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6 - 8 Math - Geometry 3

6 - 8 Math - Geometry 3

  • Swimming in the Swamp
    • You are a homeowner planning to build a pool in your backyard. Students will explore concepts related to two dimensional scale drawings resulting in three dimensional figures while evaluating area, circumference, volume, and surface area. Students will demonstrate their understanding by maximizing the area of the pool design by choosing the correct shape.
  • Going in Circles
    • You are a student whose class has been chosen to design a circle playground for a preschool. Students will explore concepts related to two-dimensional scale drawings resulting in three-dimensional figures while evaluating area, circumference, volume, and surface area. Students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a playground based on circles within the area of land available.

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"I was trained in PBL when I moved to Winston Salem, NC, and I have been using it in my classroom ever since. It is an excellent way to foster critical thinking. Teaching students to problem-solve provides them with essential 21st century skills." - Denise Brodeur