National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Hartford, Connecticut

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151- Similarity: Developing the Big Ideas about Perimeter–Area–Volume Ratios

Friday, October 26, 2012: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 14 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Laurie A. Boswell

  • #151.Boswell.Similarity.pdf (8.6 MB)

  • We'll work through several well-designed activities that help students discover the patterns related to the ratios of perimeters, areas, and volumes of similar figures. We will then apply these big ideas to a collection of real-life problems.

    Presentation Format: 6-8 Gallery Workshop
    Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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