Remembering and visualizing most shapes is pretty easy, right? An octagon can be a challenge for some (it has eight sides, while the commonly-confused hexagon has six sides). In this experiment, we try to recall and draw some everyday objects such as a quarter, a playing card, and more, at their actual size. What objects around your house can you think of to use and test yourself? Watch to see how I do estimating the size of objects.

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One Response to “Sizes of Geometry”

  1. Emily Crawford says:

    I would just like to point out a typo in the post: “An octagon can a challenge for some” is lacking a “should”. Thanks!

    Mary Crawford (age 12)