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MathsBite: Perimeter and Area

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

Explore the relationship between perimeter and area

This resource looks at perimeter and area and the connection between the two.

It is helpful for establishing how perimeter and area are different. Students problem solve to find dimensions for different shapes for when the perimeter and area are equal.

Technology can be used to aid the investigation.

Stage: Level 9 to 10

This resource supports:

Proficiency

  • Problem Solving

HITS

  • Metacognitive strategies

Cross-curricular

  • NA

Audience

  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Teach
  • Plan

Sourced from:

Reflective Prompt

How might you incorporate coding robots, such as Ollie or Sphero, to foster students abilities to measure perimeters of different areas or structures?

Reflective Prompt

How might you incorporate coding robots, such as Ollie or Sphero, to foster students abilities to measure perimeters of different areas or structures?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to foster children and young people’s problem solving?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to foster children and young people’s problem solving?

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