Tag Archives: geometry

Vector Voyage!

September 14th, 2017

Students use vector analysis to understand the concept of dead reckoning. They use vectors to plot a course based on a time and speed. Then they correct the positions with vectors representing winds and currents.

Measure It! Paperclips

September 14th, 2017

These 20 images give students practice measuring the height and width of various pictures with paperclips. Ready to print, each sheet contains a spot for students to write in their measurement of the pencil, ice cream treat, insect, car, and many other common objects. This is excellent practice for students to explore measurement, what aspects […]

How to Check for Squareness

September 14th, 2017

When it comes to teaching students how to make sure your foundation has a true 90 degree corner to work from, I like to use the simple “3, 4, 5 Rule.” This is also known as the Pythagorean Theorem (A^2 +B^2 = C^2). This is truly a great and easy way to assure a square […]