LEARNING OBJECTS: POLYGONS
is a Flash Learning Object?
Flash Learning Objects are learning activities or movies
created in a program called Flash. These Learning Objects
require a Flash Player for viewing. Some of the Flash Learning
Objects may include some aspects of interactivity, while
others may run more like a movie that students watch to
gain an understanding of a particular concept.
Learning Objects for Polygons
- This extended flash module covers the Gr 6-9 concepts
related to the description and characteristics of polygons.
Included are polygons up to 8 sides with a detailed description
of triangle and quadrilaterals. Interactive elements include
the ability to manipulate a protractor on screen. (credit
to David Bryce for initial component)
version - limited sound best suited to
- this module includes speech and a volume control.
It is best suited to faster connections. It can be
used with slower connections but will take some time
and Drawing Scale Polygons - Using
scale modeling as an example, this Flash animation reviews
the concepts of scale and ratio and provides a step by
step instructions in how to draw a similar polygon. This
presentation can be used in conjunction with an included
teacher facilitated lesson.
- This short quiz covers many of the basic concepts from
grades 6-9. It employs true and false, fill in the blank,
drag and drop plus click and choose interactions. Upon
completion students receive a score. Some questions will
be beyond the ability of the younger students. They may
still take the quiz by giving each questions an attempt
and them moving on.