Students will investigate the relationship between shape, perimeter, and area in a real-world scenario of setting up a poultry fence. Concepts include perimeter and circumference; regular polygons; and area of triangles, polygons, and circles.
This is an activity for one class period. You can give it to the students as a individual worksheet or facilitate the lesson as class or group project. This is a zip file that contains an overview of the activity, the activity itself, and the solutions--all as .pdf files.