Looking to connect with your kids over emoji? Want a hands-on activity that will impress parents at open house or back to school night?
Try this emoji-themed project-based learning activity where students compute the surface area of geometric nets across 5 levels, and can even draw their own emoji on a cube that students can take home!
What math does this practice?Dimensions in this activity include whole numbers, decimals, and fractions:
Part 1: Surface area calculation on a given cube nets
Part 2: Draw net and calculate surface area (whole number dimensions)
Part 3: Draw net and calculate surface area (decimal dimensions)
Part 4: Draw net and calculate surface area (fractional dimensions)
Part 5: Design your own emoji net (provide students color pencils/tape/glue)
Black & white worksheets -- more artistic lesson, students can color in!
Color worksheets -- faster lesson, no need to color!
What do you need?
Printouts of the activity
Glue sticks or tape
Colored pencils or markers (for black & white worksheets)
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