December 2006 6-8 Activity
Written by Lori Stancill
Wednesday, 20 September 2006
Transform yourself into a landowner. You will need to find the perimeter of and
decide where to locate structures, fields, pastures, pens, gardens, and corrals
on your acres of land. Following the
guidelines listed below cut out a colorful rectangle for each farm part listed
being sure to use its’ correct dimensions.
Label it with the correct name and perimeter. You may choose to arrange them on a brown
piece of construction paper and glue them in place.
House 2 in. x
Barn 2 in.
x 2 in.
Cornfield 3 in. x 4 in.
Wheat Field 4 in. x 5 in.
Horse Corral 2 in. x 3 in.
Pigpen 1 in. x
2 in. x 5 in.
Vegetable Garden 1 in. x 1.5 in.
* Now use your calculations to proportionally apply your
structures on an actual acre of land.
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