Fun, applied geometry activity investigating the history of Valentine's Day and how geometry is related to modern Valentine's Day. This "mathistory" activity is best suited for the month of February for grades 7-12. This activity will take approximately 10-20 minutes as part of a daily assignment or warm-up activity.
Common Core Standards:
Know the formulas for the area and circumference of a circle and use them to solve problems
Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.