Parallel Lines Cut By a Transversal

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Perhaps planning a city isn't so difficult after all. Scholars first perform geometric constructions and investigate how parallel lines are useful in real-world situations. They then work on a city design project, drawing street maps, creating blueprints for parking lots, and modeling airports. A final presentation lets them showcase their work to the rest of the class.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite an architect or city planner to give a presentation
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should have experience with parallel lines, constructions, and ratios
  • Meant for pupils who already completed the standard high school math sequence
  • Gives rubrics for the project for easy grading
  • Includes student worksheets and handouts
  • None
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