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A Flying Holiday

In this problem students study motion along a path and the properties of a parallelogram. Students must navigate back to a starting point after traveling three legs in cardinal directions on a compass. Ideas for implementation, extension and support are included.
Contributed by: Millenium Mathematics Project, Publisher
Math TopicGeometry, Measurement, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (United Kingdom), Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorMillenium Mathematics Project, Publisher
    • Publication Date2009-05
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2008. University of Cambridge
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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