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Math Project--Design a Zoo!

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This is a math project designed for students to complete independently or with a group. Students will use area and perimeter to design a blueprint for a zoo. Students will choose at least 10 animals for their zoo and use the area requirements to design exhibits large enough to house each animal. Students will use critical thinking skills as well as research to design a zoo. Rubric Included! Created by Sarah Wiggins More Than a Worksheet

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Just started this unit with my 7th graders. Changed the scale -- one square equals 25 square feet. First assignment was to pick their animals, minimum of 50. Then most students still had time to do research -- looked at sites of real zoos. They are eager for the next steps -- will also include cost of fencing so they will have to really think about which perimeters to use.
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The kids did well designing their zoo.....We had so much fun!!!!
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Great activity! My students loved it and really got into their designs!
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I am using this activity with my high achievers for enrichment. They love applying what they have done in math class with an engaging project.
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Math Project--Design a Zoo!
Math Project--Design a Zoo!
Math Project--Design a Zoo!
Math Project--Design a Zoo!