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Airlines Builder


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Airlines Builder

In this online math game from Cyberchase, Dr. Marbles is building a new fleet of Cyber-Spaceships but he needs help. Learners arrange and rotate line segments to form closed shapes that represent ships. The game reveals the perimeter and area of each ship as it "launches" into space.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Computer with internet access

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
      • Plane Geometry
    • Measurement
      • Polygons

Informal Categories


  • Games
  • Transportation

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • use mouse
  • 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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