Creating Kites Teaches Symmetry and Surface Area
Mr. Egeler's classroom is festive with one-of-a kind cellophane kites. They hang in rows from the ceiling and wave as students walk below..
Seventh graders designed kites as part of unit on equilaterals. The resulting squares, rhombuses, trapezoids, acute triangles, and kites were painted, and demos scheduled on John Jay's Contest Field.