Saturday, March 5, 2016

Meters

Soooo, one day...a long time ago...probably in December...we were in the middle of Math class when the problem talked about the perimeter of a square that was 5 meters on each side.  As I looked at blank faces, I asked, "How long is 5 meters?" 

I heard many amusing responses but thought, they don't know because they can't imagine it. So, I asked for volunteers. Wow, did they respond!!!

Five volunteers held 5 meter sticks end to end to see how long it would be. Here is our picture to remind us. 

Most students were very surprised to see that 5 meters was that big of a distance!!!







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