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Departmental Workshops: Dimensions

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Created on 27 October 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 27 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator

Departmental Workshops - Structured professional development activities  

Departmental Workshops - Dimensions

These workshops are written to provide your mathematics team with structured professional development you can deliver in-house utilizing all members' expertise and knowledge. We believe 3 – 6 modules per year could be an ideal balance.

This module explores the language and notation associated with  dimensions of a formular of shapes and solids. The first activity proposes the students consider some questions associated to dimensions to help students to understand the concepts. Objectives related to this topic are:

  • consider the dimensions of a formula and begin to recognise the difference between formulae for perimeter, area and volume in simple contexts
  • understand the difference between formulae for perimeter, area and volume by considering dimensions.

Resource Sheet HT2.DIM.1 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.DIM.2a (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.DIM.2b (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.DIM.3 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.DIM.4 (pdf file)

Download the whole workshop (zip file)



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