Prove that concept! Area of a triangle

 
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Lead designerElaine Chew

 
In this 3 hour lesson, learners explore the concept of Area, specifically for Triangles. They first explore the concept visually and then they learn about the Geometrical method. During the lesson, learners discover the different types of triangles. They finally learn to digitally create and calculate the area of various Triangles, using the Neobael Coding Platform.
DeliveryLive online
Duration
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3hr course
Ages 10 - 11
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Learners will understand that there are multiple different types of triangles, and be able to discern the difference between them. They will also be able to comfortably ascertain the area of various triangles.
Learners will be able to confidently use code as a way to experiment with different perspectives on shapes.
Learners become more resilient and able to persevere through challenges in areas that they were previously not familiar with.
Learning outcomes

Maths and Science

  • Concepts of base and height of a triangle
  • Area of a triangle
  • Finding the area of composite figures made up of rectangles, squares and triangles

Language and Literacy

Technology, Innovation and the Arts

  • Coding in JavaScript
  • Working with coordinate systems
  • Creating variables and objects in code
  • Invoking function calls in code
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Duration

Modules can be delivered in short or long formats

Each module can be delivered in formats of 3 hours a day, or 1.5 hours a day. Importantly, our modules are carefully designed to ensure that even in the 3 hour format, children have a maximum exposure time of 2.5 hours total screen time per day, with a limit of 40 minutes in any one continuous block.

To find out more about how we structure our lesson engagement to foster independence and protect the eyes of our little ones, have a look at our sample camp timetable.

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