Explore Shapes and Angles! With 25 Great Projects
This book is in the shape of a square. Or is it a rectangle? The pages are 2-dimensional. Or are the pages 3-dimensional? Geometry is all around us! Read More
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Detailed Book Description
This book is in the shape of a square. Or is it a rectangle? The pages are 2-dimensional. Or are the pages 3-dimensional? Geometry is all around us! In Explore Shapes and Angles! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 will have fun identifying and learning about the properties of the shapes and angles in their world.
- Readers form a thorough understanding of geometric concepts at an early age, developing a solid comfort level with mathematics that will serve as a foundation for later, more difficult concepts.
- Uses an experiential, hands-on approach to encourage readers to discover geometry in their world, and understand the reality-based underpinnings of geometry in their everyday lives.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Geometry through History
Moving, Bending, Stretching Geometry!
Angles in the Classroom
Measuring Your Home and Yard
Ship-Shapes in the Neighborhood
Wide World of Geometry