DescriptionWheels, clocks and coins. Balls and buttons. Circles are everywhere, and one of the basic geometric shapes. In a book bursting with color and cheer, students can learn the fundamental properties of circles. Terms such as sector, chord and arc are clearly defined. Hands-on activities demonstrate how to find the radium, diameter, and area of a circle. With this handy and lively guide kids can avoid spinning their wheels and get on the road to becoming geometry pros.
July 30, 2016
8.6 X 0.4 X 10.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
David A. Adler taught math for eight years. In that time he learned many things from his students -- including the fact that they thought fractions were hard. So he decided to prove that learning how to work with fractions is not only easy, but also fun! He lives with his family on Long Island. You can learn more about him at www. davidaadler.com. Edward Miller loves to make concepts clear to kids and has demonstrated that in his previous nonfiction books. School Library Journal praised his Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson as "stunningly illustrated." He lives in New York City. You can visit his website at www.edmiller.com.
"Another solid shape book that will grow with young geometry learners; don't let the picture-book format fool you--high schoolers could use some of this math."--Kirkus Reviews "Extremely useful for the classroom at home or in school, and very approachable in its colorful minimalism."--School Library Journal