Education Technology

The Filly Zoo

Published on 04/25/2009

Activity Overview

During this activity, students are charged with the task of designing the shapes of the habitats of the animals that inhibit the Filly Zoo. The students are asked to use their TI-Nspire calculators to create geometric shapes, measure the dimensions of the shapes, and make informed decisions about the best shape for the animals' habitats.

Before the Activity

In the attached document you will find the complete directions, student handouts, and teacher instructions.