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Make Ziff's Carpenter's Square


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Make Ziff's Carpenter's Square

In this Cyberchase activity, learners make carpenter's squares and use them to measure square corners. Learners cut out the carpenter's square template and attach it to tagboard. Learners can use the tool to complete the "Square One" activity (see related resource) or measure square corners in the room.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Technology
      • Construction
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
      • Plane Geometry
    • Measurement
      • Size and Scale

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, THIRTEEN, ©2011

Funding Sources:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • PBS
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • The Volckhausen Family

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