**MEASUREMENT & GEOMETRY STORIES, K-8**

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**13. Big Party, Small Party – $5**

**Tables = area & chairs = perimeter?**

Bear helps plan a party that is not too small and not too big, and discovers a relationship between area and perimeter.

**Content (Gr. 1-4):** area and perimeter as an array of tables with chairs (all around); arrangements with shortest perimeter; optimization — 38 pages

**14. Wolf gets Hurt – $5**

**Building biggest pen. Environmental awareness.**

The Piggies set a trap for Wolf and use math to build his pen. They also realize that their sloppy living habits hurt Wolf’s habitat.

**Content (Gr. 2-8):** area & perimeter; number arrays; largest rectangular area with 12 metres of fence; optimization — 38 pages

**15. Do Parallel Lines Meet? – $5**

Piggy and Wolf are running on parallel paths, but are they destined to meet? Piggy discovers that parallel lines aren’t as straight forward as she expected.

**Content (Gr. 2-8):** straight, curved & parallel lines; lined on a sphere / globe; flat and curved surfaces; latitude & longitude — 28 pages

**16. Mirror, Mirror – $5**

**Which quilting pattern is the fairest of all?**

When the Queen’s mirror can’t decide whether her quilt pattern is the fairest of all, the Queen hosts a Quilting Festival.

**Content (Gr. 2-6):** tessellations; geometric shapes & patterns around us; symmetry — 40 pages

**17. How Big is a Billion? – $5**

**What would you do with a billion dollars?**

Savannah and Tanner meet a homeless family. What could they do to help? What could you do to help?

**Content (Gr. 3-8):** mathematics of poverty; social justice; modelling & estimating large numbers; measurement benchmarks — 40 pages

**18. Why do Elephants have Big Ears? – $5**

**Math can explain why elephants have big ears!**

Wolf asks, “Why do elephants have big ears?” and Hoodie uses cubes to model elephants of various sizes to discover a neat relationship between surface area and volume.

**Content (Gr. 4-8):** volume & surface area relationships; patterns in data; rates of growth; tables & graphs — 44 pages

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- Number (#1-6)
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- Measurement & geometry (#13-18)
- Data & probability (#19-20)
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