Landmark Restoration Project-Scale Model Measurements
Students work in cooperative groups to find the actual measurements of an historical building/landmark. Then they use ratio and proportion to figure the measurements that might be used to create a scale model of the structure.
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Comic Strip Scale Drawing Project
Add some visual arts to your pre-algebra curriculum with an engaging drawing project. After choosing a favorite comic strip, picture, or illustration, young mathematicians create enlarged scale drawings following a set of defined criteria.
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Make a Model of a Home Made From Shipping Containers
Build a scale model of a home built out of shipping containers. A hands-on activity has scholars watch a video about a home built from shipping containers and then design their own home. They build scale models of their designed homes...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed