Honey of a Shape

Explore nesting shapes in this activity that shows why the hexagon appears so often in nature, including honeycombs, soap bubbles, and mud cracks.

Grades covered: 4 through 7
Curriculum Topics: Polygons, Area, Perimeter, Tessellations


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Math
Tags: Geometry, Measurement & Data
Subjects covered: Array