Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)

Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter (PBL)
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

18 MB|62 pages
Share
Also included in:
  1. This bundle includes fourteen project based learning activities that focus on a variety of cross-curricular skills These PBL’s focus on a variety of cross-curricular skills and still take your students on adventures that they will never forget, even though they'll still be in the classroom. These
    $92.00
    $74.95
    Save $17.05
Product Description

Project Based Learning: Zoo Design with Area and Perimeter, Map Skills, and More!

This also includes differentiated activities, math skills, problem solving, aligned with Common Core, and extension activities.

This project is based around the idea of students creating a zoo using their knowledge of area and perimeter, along with many other math (and academic) skills to create a unique learning opportunity that apply to real-life situations.

Students will be required to use checklists, create blue prints, incorporate map skills, and more with this form of project based learning to build their own zoo.

There are two versions of this project to fit higher and lower level learners, while also allowing both to be successful. The key difference is the amount of multiplication and size of the numbers. Students will still be required to apply their knowledge of area, perimeter, and many other skills.

Each student can have their own packet and work at their own rate (or they can do this in groups). Packets can be stapled, bound, or even placed inside cardboard paper to create a design booklet.

There are also extension activities for early finishers that include “zooming in” on habitats and showing a closer view of where the animal lives, creating quizzes for other students based on their design, and creating Animal Informational Guides on animal habitats they created during the zoo design.

Zoo design focuses on many aspects of common core in math (area, perimeter, math facts), text features, writing, and even literacy (when it comes to some of the extension activities).

p6: Bookmarks for Area & Perimeter

p7-24: Zoo Design Packet. This uses 60,000 square units for the zoo. There are more size requirements included for the area and perimeters of buildings and attractions.

p25 & 26: 2nd version directions

p27-45: Zoo Design Packet Version 2: Lower level. Only 600 square units. Students won’t much multiply as high and are allowed to create buildings/exhibits then find all area and perimeters.

p46: Extension Activities

p47-52: Habitats Up Close: Students zoom-in on habitats, rescale, and use math/map skills to create an “up-close” look at a habitat.

p53-54: Zoo Quiz worksheets

p55-59: Habitat Information Guides: Students will research animals from habitats they chose (when they made their zoo). They must research about the animals, provide key details, and create informational guides (text features, map skills, etc). Note: Habitat Information Guides are blank and students will create them themselves. There are no cards with information on animals (all info must be researched by the student).

p60-61: Teacher Rubrics: 2 Varieties

Standards Include:

CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5

CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.6

CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.7

CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.D.8

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.5

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7

See More Projects in my custom category: 

See More Projects in my custom category: 

PROJECT BASED LEARNING

MORE LIKE THIS:

ZOO DESIGN: Area, Perimeter, Map Skills, Project Based Learning, & More!

THE ISLAND: Project Based Learning for Writing, Math, Reading, Science, & SS

GEOMETROCITY: Create & Build a City Made of Math Using Geometry

FINAL FRONTIER, 3 part project: ELA, Math, Science

BUILD A TINY HOUSE: Project Based Learning Activity with Geometry, Area, and Perimeter

DESIGN AN OBSTACLE RACE COURSE with Area and Perimeter

RUN A TACO TRUCK: Decimals, Area, Perimeter, Geometry, and Guacamole

PRODUCE A TV SHOW: Development, Script Writing, and Build a TV Set

BUILDING MY BLOCK: Your Neighborhood PBL for Math and ELA

TREEHOUSE CONSTRUCTION: Design Your Dream House In the Trees, A PBL

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE

Project Based Learning, Build a Ski Resort

Project Based Learning, Design a School Library

Project Based Learning, Design a Water Park

Project Based Learning, Discovery In the Rainforest

Project Based Learning, Earth Day Invention

Project Based Learning, Running A Lemonade Stand

Project Based Learning, Save Christmas

Project Based Learning, Shark Security Force

Project Based Learning, Snake Search: Around the World

Project Based Learning, Valentine’s Day Party Planner

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 2

Project Based Learning Activity: Plan a School Party

Project Based Learning Activity: All About Bats

Project Based Learning Activity: Arctic Adventure

Project Based Learning Activity: Plan a Field Day

Project Based Learning Activity: President For A Week

Project Based Learning Activity: Run A Toy Drive

Project Based Learning Activity: Plan Thanksgiving Dinner

Project Based Learning Activity: Let's Go Camping

Project Based Learning Activity: Monster Squad

Project Based Learning Activity: Island Survival

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 3

Project Based Learning Activity: Create A Classroom Community

Project Based Learning Activity: Design A Video Game

Project Based Learning Activity: Alive In The Desert

Project Based Learning Activity: Endangered Animal Awareness

Project Based Learning Activity: Habitats Around The World

Project Based Learning Activity: Design A Miniature Golf Course

Project Based Learning Activity: Run A Music Festival

Project Based Learning Activity: The Ultimate Playground

Project Based Learning Activity: Design A Theme Park

Project Based Learning Activity: Water World, Save the Earth

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 4

Project Based Learning Activity: Insect Infestation

Project Based Learning Activity: Into the Wilderness

Project Based Learning Activity: The Animal Shelter

Project Based Learning Activity: Making Your Mindset

Project Based Learning Activity: Cardboard Creation 

Project Based Learning Activity: Bears Everywhere 

Project Based Learning Activity: Design An Arcade

Project Based Learning Activity: Create A Summer Camp 

Project Based Learning Activity: Plan A Vacation

Project Based Learning Activity: Design A Treehouse

GRAB A BUNDLE:

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 2

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 3

Project Based Learning 10-PACK BUNDLE, PART 4

Total Pages
62 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$6.95
Digital Download
More products from Digital Divide and Conquer
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up