How Does Your Mathematical Garden Grow?
Shari Beck; Vanessa Huse; Brenda Reed
September 2007, Volume 13, Issue 2, Page 68
An activity that incorporates 9 of the 10 NCTM Standards. Article discusses a stacking garden problem that allows students to focus on finding the perimeter and area of the garden using pattern blocks, technology, and middle school mathematical concepts. Includes a spreadsheet to record and graph data.
Connections / Applications
Math Coordinator / Coach
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Perimeter / Circumference