Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Finding the Surface Area of Pyramids Using Nets - Section 2: Lesson Middle


I allowed students to decide whether to measure in the metric system or the customary system.  Not surprisingly, most students choose the metric system.  When I asked why, they said it was easier for them to work with decimals.  I can't say I disagree with that choice.  I did encourage several students to measure at least one shape using the inches.  I thought they could use the practice working with fractions and I wanted a variety of labels for measurements.  

  Metric VS Customary
  Diverse Entry Points: Metric VS Customary
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Finding the Surface Area of Pyramids Using Nets

Unit 6: Geometry
Lesson 24 of 37

Objective: SWBAT determine the surface area of pyramids using nets

Big Idea: No made up numbers! (At least during the heart of the lesson).

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Math, volume (3-D Geom), Geometry, surface area, circumference (Determining Measurements), measuring with rulers, pyramid, pi, circles, 7th grade
  55 minutes
pyramid pentagon
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