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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Sprinklers and Amusements Parks: What Do They Have to Do with Geometry?

Cheryl Nelson, Nicole Williams 

February 2007, Volume 100, Issue 6, Page 440

Abstract:
An activity about sprinkler systems focused on teaching geometry. Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Geometric Patterns
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Shapes