Friday, November 28, 2008

Trash to Treasure Part 2

I neglected to update on this project!
From our 'trash' cereal boxes and other similar boxes, my class created little pyramids. They were required to cut 4 equilateral triangles and one square out of the cardboard, then assemble these pieces into a pyramid.
The students who read the instructions and measured their triangles and squares- actually managed to assemble their pyramids.

Those who just cut mindlessly were unable to get their pieces to fit.

The lesson here---follow instructions!

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