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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

183.1- Exploring Length, Area, and Volume: Three Sequenced Hands-On Geometry Activities

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
304 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Patricia Baggett
Jacqueline S. Lopez

Handouts Baggett Lopez NCTM 2016 summary handout.pdf


Can you measure the length of an arc, compute the percentage of the sun’s disk covered by the moon in an eclipse, and compare volumes of cylindrical boxes and prisms with the same heights and base perimeters? Take these mathematically linked classroom-tested tasks (and artifacts) back to your students!


Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop


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