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Crazy Shapes


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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Crazy Shapes

In this activity, learners cut a shape into two equal sized pieces and use their knowledge of geometry and space to prove that the two parts are equal.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan, Model

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
      • Plane Geometry
    • Measurement
    • Number and Operations
      • Fractions
    • Problem Solving

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see

Learning styles supported:

  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Rights:

  • The Children's Museum of Houston, 2012

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil

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