Cool Structures. Creative Activities That Make Math & by Anders Hanson

By Anders Hanson

Observe mystery math and technological know-how tips to developing artwork! This identify introduces younger readers to the sciences, with an inventive twist. Math and technological know-how academic pages are interspersed with cool constitution actions that provide functional purposes of the knowledge scholars study at school. All actions comprise how-to photographs, effortless directions, and transparent causes. toughen universal center criteria in interpreting, math, and technology, whereas making cool paintings tasks, from a wood bridge to a spaghetti tower. Aligned to universal center criteria and correlated to country criteria. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.

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Push the ends into the corner marshmallows. 4 Repeat step 1 two times. Use marshmallows to attach the new Xs together at one end. Then attach the other end of each X to one end of the first X. 5 5 Make four more half-size sticks. Break another stick to match the height of the X. Use them to connect the points of the Xs. 29 MATH TERMS ANG LE – the shape formed when two lines meet at a common point. L EN GT H – the distance from one end of an object to the other. PY R A MI D – DEG REE – a unit used to measure the size of an angle.

FAC E – how tall something is. H E IGHT – 30 a 3-D shape with triangular sides that form a point at the top. a 2-D shape with four sides and four right angles. TE TR A H E D R O N – a 3-D shape that has four faces. a shape with three straight sides. TR I A N G L E – GLOSSARY B U CK LE – to give way, bend, or collapse. D EST I N AT I ON – the place where you are going to. S KYS C R A P E R – a very tall building. an ancient military device for throwing rocks or other objects. to throw something with force.

Then attach the other end of each X to one end of the first X. 5 5 Make four more half-size sticks. Break another stick to match the height of the X. Use them to connect the points of the Xs. 29 MATH TERMS ANG LE – the shape formed when two lines meet at a common point. L EN GT H – the distance from one end of an object to the other. PY R A MI D – DEG REE – a unit used to measure the size of an angle. PA R A L L EL – R E C TA N G L E – DIAGON A L – from one corner of a square or rectangle to the opposite corner.

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