National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Chicago, Illinois

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

75- Cooperate, Investigate, and Process with Geofix Shapes

Thursday, November 29, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Crystal Ballroom B (Hyatt)
Lead Speaker:
Don Stephen Balka

Geometric solids offer perspectives from which students can investigate and solve problems. The activities allow students to create meaningful definitions for various figures. Euler’s formula, Platonic solids, nets, and simple identification of basic shapes become exciting. Soap bubbles become interesting with the mathematics that “pops” out.

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

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