Monday, December 27, 2010

Lego Blocks and Volume

Give each student a handful of legos (knex are cheaper). 

Have each student calculate the volume of all the blocks combined

Finally, have your students make something

Picture Time (Area Within A Picture)

Whats more fun than picture time? Have your students bring in their pictures and calculate the formula of some portion of the picture. This is a fun way to practice area of irregular shapes

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Hands on Math has been ranked in top 100 teacher blogs!! Woot!