Here are your STEM learning options for this week:
High Tech Option
Dreambox, if you are in 6K or 7M and have not yet received your password please email firstname.lastname@example.org click on the following link to access dreambox:
**Please note that it is recommended to play dreambox for at least 90 minutes per week or around 5 lessons per week.
Low Tech Option
www.math-drills.com This week you can continue to try some measurement activities using area and perimeter for differnt shapes. For grade 6 you should find the area and perimeter of rectangles and other quadrilaterals(4 sided shapes) and in Grade 7 you can find the area and perimeter of circles, parrallelograms and triangles.
No Tech Option-
Greater Area Challenge
Work outside on a paved area with a sibling or parent. You will each need a 1 m length of string, a ruler, chalk, and a calculator. Your challenge is to use your string to create a shape with the greatest area. The string could be the radius, di-ameter, or circumference of a circle, the base or height of a parallelogram, or the base or height of a triangle. Calculate the area of your shapes. The player with the greatest area wins!
Weekly STEM Challenge:
Dinner time! Cooking from scratch has a whole lot of benefits. From expanding your palate, to using fresh, nutritious ingredients, to being able to gobble down the delicious creations you make. Your challenge this week is to find a recipe to make in your very own kitchen. It could be an old family favorite or a new recipe from a cook book or website. Take the time to make it from scratch and enjoy the end product with your family. YUM!
Here are a few links to help you out: