Lesson Plan

#### Description:

Students investigate Picks Theorem, involving the area of an irregular polygon on a lattice point grid. This problem has students look for patterns, try to establish a formula, and test the formula with a more difficult case. The area of a lattice point Pterodactyl.

#### Subjects:

• Mathematics > General
• Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
• Mathematics > Geometry
• Mathematics > Measurement

#### Keywords:

geometry measurement coordinate conjecture pythagorean theorum trapezoid triangle triangles picks theorum

English

#### Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

#### Collections:

Geometry
Update Standards?

#### CCSS.Math.Content.7.G.B.6: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-07-27.

#### Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2