Visualization has always been an important ingredient for communicating mathematics . Figures and models have helped to express ideas even before formal mathematical language was able to describe the structures. (Paraphrase)
Our project standards:
I can determine the scale between two figures or scale drawings. I can create new figures using a scale factor.
I can explain and use the formulas for the circumference and area of circles.
I can represent 3-dimensional solids by drawing and using nets to find surface area.
I can find surface area of cubes, right prisms, right pyramids, and right cylinders.
I can solve problems involving surface areas of solids composed of cubes, right prisms, right pyramids, right cylinders.
I can find volume of cubes, right prisms, right pyramids, right cylinders, cones and spheres.
I can solve problems involving volume of solids composed of cubes, right prisms, right pyramids, right cylinders, cones, and spheres.
Other potential standards:
Paraboloids, fractals, Hilbert curve, dragon curve, trefoil, bipartite graph, calculus surfaces, tetrahedrons