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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Study Guide Due Thursday!

Study Guide Due Thursday!











Let me know if you find any of this challenging so we can go over it in class tomorrow.  Green class-  We didn't have the chance to review in class today, so we will need to review tomorrow.  It may be harder for you to complete it tonight, but don't be discouraged.  We will review more tomorrow.

For everyone, the study guide includes multiplying fractions...  Find a hint below and a video to review what you need to do!



Have a great night!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, April 25, 2013

More volume!

Complete both sides of the worksheet tonight!  Feel free to use a calculator and work carefully!  See you tomorrow!

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Volume!





It was a blast playing with our building blocks today in class!  Do your best on the worksheet tonight and if you get stuck, grab the blocks you used to play with when you were younger, or play around on the computer with your drawing tools to try to make each shape on your own!  We will spend quite a bit of time looking at our shapes in 3D tomorrow, so if you feel frustrated, I promise it will be better in class tomorrow!



Remember, the first dimension is length.  Like a line.

The second dimension is area.  Any flat item.

The third dimension is depth.  Any solid figure.

The fourth dimension is time.  Where a solid figure exists at any given point in space and time.

The Fifth Dimension is a singing super group from the 70's...



Have a great night and complete both sides of tonight's volume worksheet!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Painting

Can you paint an entire room in just one moment?



And then some paintball artwork!

Monday, April 22, 2013

I told you I'd have pictures with Peter from Vacation!!!!















-Miss K  :)

Surface Area

How to:




Real World Example:

Answer from the video:



Good luck on tonight's homework!  Feel free to use a calculator!

-Miss K  :)

Friday, April 12, 2013

Have a wonderful Vacation!

That is all!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Nets!

We made nets for all of our boxes in class today!  Bright paper, tracing and everyone trying to get their hands on scissors and tape!






NO Homework!

For those of you that are enjoying creating and crafting the shapes we have made and want to try more on your own, take a look at this website, Math Craft, to see tons of other cool mathy/arty projects like the ones below!

7 Templates for Slide-Together Geometric Paper Constructions

Modular Origami: How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More

Modular Origami: How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More

Welcome to Math Craft World!  (Bonus: How to Make Your Own Paper Polyhedra)

Math Craft Monday: Community Submissions (Plus How to Make a Modular Origami Intersecting Triangles Sculpture)

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Nets of a cube!

Today we explored nets a bit more!  We built tetrahedrons, hexahedrons, octahedron, dodecahedrons, and icosahedrons yesterday, but today we only worked on hexahedrons, otherwise known as cubes!


There are eleven unique possible nets that can be used to create a cube and you worked in small groups to discover all of them!  These are the answers:



Have a good night!  We're going to play with shapes again tomorrow!!!!  No Homework!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Platonic Solids!

Today we made platonic solids in our classroom!



You can make all five platonic solids using the nets above.  Or you can Google each of the shapes for larger templates.  Color them in, cut them carefully and tape them up!

Tonight's homework is to bring in your box if you haven't brought one in yet!

Have an awesome day and enjoy the nice weather!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, April 8, 2013

Find a box!

Tonight's homework is to bring in a box by Wednesday.  It must be something that you wouldn't mind being used in class.  IT MAY GET DAMAGED, so don't bring in anything precious!  Keep it shoe box size or smaller.  The funkier the shape, the better!!!

Check out the videos from class today in the post two posts ago!

-Miss K  :)

Friday, April 5, 2013

Quiz Today!

Thank you for your hard work on the quiz today!  I hope to have it graded by mid-week next week!

Have a great weekend!

-Miss K  :)

Intro to 3D shapes

http://vimeo.com/33480080

PROTEIGON from BURAYAN on Vimeo.

















-Miss K  :)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Quiz Tomorrow!

STUDY STUDY STUDY!!!

The answers to the bright yellow sheet are here...



Rectangle game

More rectangles

How to find area and perimeter

Trapezoid help

More trapezoids

Triangle Area

Basketball Geometry more than what we study, but still fun!  Skip circles.

More Basketball Geometry Perimeter

Area of a Triangle

Study Study Study!

Have a great night!  See you tomorrow!

-Miss K  :)


Monday, April 1, 2013

Infographic Assignment

Hello all!  Happy April Fool's Day!  Thanks for not tricking me today!

As you know, we began working on our infographics today in class.  The ones I showed you in class as well as some additional infographics are included in this previous post.  Please click on the link to see the various pictures and watch the videos.

We will finish our infographics in class tomorrow and will include the following items in our projects:

  • Area of a square
  • Area of a rectangle
  • Area of a parallelogram
  • Area of a triangle
  • Area of a trapezoid
  • Perimeter
  • Area of irregular figures
If you have any questions about the assignment, please check in with me tomorrow during class to review the requirements, discuss ideas, get help being creative, etc!

Thanks and have a good night!

-Miss K  :)