March 17th, 2021

High School Resource: New Angles on Art by NGA

High School Resource New Angles on Art by NGA Do art and math have anything in common? How do artists and architects use math to create their works? In these lessons, students will explore the intersection of math and art in the works of two artists and one architect for whom mathematical concepts (lines, angles, […]

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April 9th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Classroom Idea: Identifying Lines of Symmetry

Middle School Resource Identifying Lines of Symmetry Give students cut-out block letters and mirrors. Have them decide how they may want to identify the lines of symmetry of each letter. Related NY State Academic Standards: 4.G.3, MST3.4.R.5, MST3.5.G.11 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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May 10th, 2017

High School Resource: Properties of Parallelograms by ECSDM

High School Resource Properties of Parallelograms by ECSDM This lesson is used classify figures according to their characteristics and begin coordinate geometry proofs. The figures included in this lesson are parallelograms, special parallelograms, trapezoids, kites and different types of triangles. Related NY State Academic Standards: G-CO.11, MST3.G.RP.7, MST3.G.RP.8 and more! Be sure to check out […]

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May 8th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Basic Geometric Shapes by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Elementary School Resource Basic Geometric Shapes by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Fourth grade students will learn that a polygon is a simple closed curve with sides made of line segments. Students will identify a triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon by the number of sides and number of angles/vertices. Related NY State Academic Standards: 4.G.2, MST3.4.G.1 […]

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