Measuring Perimeter with Pattern Blocks

posted Jan 29, 2014, 3:54 PM by Patrick Johnson   [ updated Jan 29, 2014, 4:43 PM ]
Students were given the question: How many ant walks of different lengths can you design for an ant who is training for the Ant Olympics?
Students used 6 pattern blocks to create various designs. Then they measured the perimeter of the design (the ant walk ) using pattern block triangles.