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Introducing Powers and Models-I (SMILE)

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Author:Sarah Barrett, Mars Hill School
Description: A lesson for grades 4-10 designed to teach students to discover how to square numbers; that squares are areas; the meaning of terms (exponent, to the power of, etc.); to visualize powers; to construct models and describe shapes; and to manipulate puzzle pieces to form shapes and to develop and reinforce concepts absorbed, as well as visualization and creativity in spatial relations. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Fourth Grade, Middle School (6-8), Ninth Grade, Tenth Grade
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Exponents/Roots, Triangles and Other Polygons

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