What is area? It is a measure of space or of a place! The kids in Mrs. Jacksons class are learning all about area, and you can, too. See why area is important, what it is used for, and how to measure area in meaningful ways. Soon you will be measuring area in your own everyday experiences.
Polygons are shapes with a number of sides joined together. They are everywhere! A baseball field is a diamond-shaped polygon. Join Emily at a baseball game and look for different shapes. She discovers that the field is full of much more than baseball playersits filled with polygons, too.
Colorful photographs show the reader how they can understand the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogs.
Colorful photographs of measuring tools show the reader how they can measure using common tools at home. This book offers the young reader a clear insight into understanding length, weight, capacity, and temperature.
Through real-life situations, children will be introduced to the vocabulary of math words and symbols. Fundamental vocabulary such as "greater than" and "less than," and the meaning of symbols such as +, _, =, are all explained with engaging photographs and easy-to-understand text.
Lily, the librarian, has started a summer reading club. Children can follow along with the club's members to learn all about bar, line, and circle graphs, as well as concepts such as data, scale, maximum, and minimum.
Grace and Ethan are going to the fair with their Aunt Sarah. Lines and angles are everywhere they look. Young readers will love to follow along with them and learn what lines and angles are.