7.1 Scale Drawings

Beginning Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=31e4dffed13ee3f091229c616232acb5391116c9a9e4e9df8dd787f4f3c0f0b9

Cartogra-fail

What does Earth really look like? Students approximate the areas of different landmasses by decomposing them into triangles and rectangles. They do this for two different maps, and debate whether or not the map you use affects how you see — both literally and figuratively — the world.

Topic: Geometry (G)

Middle Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=aaa11081f2481f189607498403b61242ddcc51a152751f78a49dfd6eb8320ded

Layer Strands On Me

How do we view and create objects in 3D? Using MRI images, students study the connection between objects and their cross sections to understand 3D printing, its benefits, and its risks.

Topic: Geometry (G)

End Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=a2c2b100189358d58756007805949ccabb41444cf271e297f93e56643432f9d1

1600 Pennsylvania

How big is the White House? Students build scale models to determine the surface area and volume of America's most famous home.

Topic: Geometry (G)