Middle School Math
by Tonie Etter
This activity requires students to find perimeter and area using: the 16x16, green LEGO base plate; the 4x4, black LEGO base plate; the 4x8, blue LEGO base plate; and the 8x16, cream LEGO base plate. Students will first need to determine which Master Ruler overlay will work best when measuring each base plate. The . . .
by LEGO Education
Today we are fortunate enough to have a standardized system of measurement, but it wasn't always that way. Many early cultures used body parts to figure distances! Could this have caused any problems? Students will use the Simple and Motorized Mechanisms Base Set to build a trundle wheel and determine the inaccuracies that occurred in early forms of measurement.