Lessons & Activities

  • KEVA® Pyramids

    Objective: Students will re-create Egyptian landmarks using KEVA planks.

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  • Why Does the Earth Look Flat?

    Objective: Students will demonstrate that by increasing the number of sides of a regular polygon they will approximate a circle. Students will demonstrate that segments (arcs) of a very large circle can appear straight.

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  • KEVA® Cantilevers

    Objective: Students will conduct a scientific experiment to determine the weight required to support different lengths of cantilevers.

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  • KEVA® Polygons

    Objective: Students will construct 10 different regular polygons and will demonstrate that the size of interior angles of regular polygons increases as the number of sides increases.

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  • Geometric Shapes with KEVA®

    Objective: Students will use KEVA planks to construct regular triangles, squares, pentagons, hexagons and octagons.

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  • Measuring with KEVA® for Older Students

    Objective: Students will use the length-to-width ratios of KEVA planks to determine the heights of their towers.

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  • KEVA® as a Non-Standard Unit of Measurement

    Objective: Students will use KEVA planks as a non-standard unit of measurement to measure various items.

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  • Volume (or KEVA³)

    Objective: Students will calculate the volumes of objects constructed with KEVA planks.

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  • Area (or KEVA²)

    ObjectiveStudents will calculate the areas of rectangles with KEVA planks.

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  • Measuring Perimeter with KEVA®

    Objective: Students will determine perimeters with a non-standard unit of measurement.

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  • Graphing with KEVA®

    Objective: Using KEVA planks as counting pieces, students will collect data and construct simple graphs.

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  • Estimating with KEVA®

    Objective: Students will make uninformed and informed estimations.

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