08.27.2019 – Science / Math / STEAM / Blog
Week 2 – Day 4 –
I. Math – Perimeter, Area, Volume.
A. Perimeter: The distance around a two-dimensional geometric figure.
B. Area: Of a square or rectangle – length x width.
C. Student worked with their table group and shared strategies for pages seven and eight: tiling patterns. A key strategy was to break the pattern into smaller pieces – “simpler” shapes.
II. Notes – the coordinate system.
A. “X” and “Y” Axis.
B. The origin – The point (0,0) where the axis’ (two number lines) cross at a right angle.
C. Quadrants – Four quadrants traditionally written with roman numerals – I, II, III, and IV.
III. Homework –
A. The first three questions on area and perimeter from the worksheet. Remember to use the strategy of breaking the figure into simpler shapes.
I. Science - Life and current events.
A. The Amazon is important for;
3. Releasing oxygen and curbing human-caused global climate change.
B. Life – Characteristics of;
3. Makes / consumes food.
4. Responds to stimuli.