Traverse City, MI

July 26 - 28

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo
DAY/DATE
Tues - Thurs

Jul 26 - 28

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
Middle School
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur July 28 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
TITLE
Unpacking Geometry from Boxes You Make
DESCRIPTION

A review/reminder for most, and an introduction for otbhers for many of the concepts related to basic geometry using quadrilaterals, trapezoids, parallelograms, rectangles, rhombi, and squares. Ratios and proportions will be utilized to observe and then predict how the original area of the greeting card relates to the conmpleted box in terms of surface area and volume. Algebraic and geometric relationoships and the Pythagorean Theorem are used to help discover those ratios.

 

 

 


As an excellent source for many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:

For a text to teach math problem solving techniques, we recommend the classic: