Can Your Boat Float? — Make
a boat and find the area of the base. Add pennies
until it sinks and create a graph to determine if
the area makes a difference in the number of pennies
that the boat will hold.
Sail Away — Determine
which sailboat has the greater area of sail.
What Measure Will You Use? — Students
decide if they need to find area, perimeter or volume.
lesson includes a PowerPoint presentation.