Tag: area

Perimeter and Area Activity

Spaghetti and Meatballs for all- a mathematical story about optimizing area and perimeter… The story is about The Comforts inviting 32 people for lunch. We see Mrs Comfort hiring 8 square tables to seat 4 at each table.  However, as the guests begin to arrive and they start putting the tables together so that they […]

Learning about area…

  The Yr 5.1 students of Dr Micallef investigating methods of how to find the area of a flat surface. At the same time students were given the opportunity to understand the concept of area and how to derive the formula: Area = Length x Breadth through hands-on activities.