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### Polygon Capture

6-8

In this lesson, students classify polygons according to more than one
property at a time. In the context of a game, students move from a
simple description of shapes to an analysis of how properties are
related. This lesson was adapted from an article which appeared in the
October, 1998 edition of *Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School*.

### Tessellation Creator

3-5, 6-8

Use this applet to create patterns to cover the screen using regular polygons.### Counting Embedded Figures

6-8, 9-12

This grades 7-12 activity allows students to look for patterns within the given data. After looking at the pattern, the student should be able to form generalizations for the problem. Furthermore, this activity sharpens the algebraic skills of the students. The problem sharpens visualization skills.### Visualizing Squares and Square Roots

6-8

Use geoboards to visualize the geometric meanings of square and square root.

### Using Cubes and Isometric Drawings

6-8

Explore polyhedra using different representations and perspectives for three dimensional block figures.

### Mathematics and Children's Literature

3-5

Three pieces of literature are used to teach geometry and measurement topics.

### Linking Length, Perimeter, Area, and Volume

6-8

Understand ratio, proportion, scale factor, and similarity using perimeter, area, volume and surface area of various rectangular shapes.

### Junior Architects

3-5

Learn the major concepts such as using basic linear measurement, understanding and creating scale representations, and exploring perimeter and area measurement.