Scavenger hunts are great because they get students up and moving around the room. They also encourage students to check their work carefully since an incorrect answer will leave them stuck at a dead end. Successfully completing the scavenger hunt requires students to slow down and check their work.
In this activity, students will be able to solve these problems using only the areas of circles, rectangles, and triangles. Some of the problems require students to look closely, but none of the problems require any special tricks. Make sure these problems are appropriate for your students - download the preview and look at the thumbnails to see problem examples. If you are looking for an activity for a more challenging activity, you may want to see my other Composite Area Scavenger Hunt
There are 10 stations. Two versions of the stations are given: full color and black and white. A student answer sheet and answer key are included.
This activity can be completed individually or in pairs. A student answer sheet is included. Each student or group is given an answer sheet, then assign them a station where they will start. Students will copy the letter of the station where they begin, then they will solve the problem. After solving the problem, students will "hunt" for the next card that contains their answer from the previous problem. They will continue working in this fashion. When they have correctly solved all 10 problems, they will end with the station where they began.
This is also part of the following bundle:
Area and Perimeter Activity Bundle
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