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Lesson Plan

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Students will: use interactive Java applets from Project Interactivate to produce figures using specific parameters; calculate area and perimeter for these figures; make conjectures about the relationships between area and perimeter use visualization and spatial reasoning to analyze characteristics and properties of geometric shapes; identify and justify geometric relationships, formally and informally; build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving; make and investigate mathematical conjectures; communicate and reason mathematically.


Questions, comments or suggestions about this model may be sent to:
Dr. Leigh Little, The College at Brockport (21 kB)
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Tools used

Project Interactivate

Grade Level

7 - 12