Shake Hands On It!

Shake Hands On It!

You can make patterns by drawing and making objects. You can also make patterns with your own body! Find a partner and see what shapes you can make with your hands.
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Use an Abacus

Use an Abacus

From Amazing Math Projects

Place numbers onto your abacus by pushing earthly and heavenly beads toward the midway mark of the skewer. For example, the number 7 consists of 1 heavenly bead (representing 5) plus 2 earthly beads (representing 2) at the midway point. Let's add 148 and 312 on our abacus.



Praise for other titles in the series:

Explore Honey Bees! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
"Featuring well-organized chapters and colorful illustrations, this title sheds light on bee anatomy, social structure, life cycle, products, and more. Readers will gain a greater respect for these insects and an appreciation for their importance to humans . . . Younger students will appreciate the images and accessible directions, while the vocabulary and content are challenging enough for older readers. A solid text that lends itself well to classroom use as well as to individual research."

Explore Gravity! With 25 Great Projects
National Science Teachers Association
"Are you looking for projects about gravity that are equally interactive as well as instructive? Explore Gravity! is sure to be one of the more popular science books in your class."

Explore Night Science! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
"This one will be worth staying up past bedtime for."

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.
Available In:
Hardcover, $19.95
Paperback, $14.95
Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Glossary | Resources | Index | Metric Conversions Chart
Specs: 8 x 10 size | 4-color interior | 96 pages
Subject: Math
Content Focus: Math



Geometry through History

Chapter 1
Moving, Bending, Stretching Geometry!

Chapter 2
Angles in the Classroom

Chapter 3
Measuring Your Home and Yard

Chapter 4
Ship-Shapes in the Neighborhood

Chapter 5
Wide World of Geometry

Metric Conversions
Essential Questions