Safe Crossings

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Learners join a task force and learn, “It’s a tool not a toy”, and “safety first,” in this worthwhile geometry task where they are asked to collaboratively construct the plans for a pedestrian bridge that connects two walkways over a busy highway. The task suggests providing a compass and straightedge, string, reflective devices, paper folding, and, dynamic geometric software for your engineers to construct parallel and perpendicular lines.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Pictures of suggested solutions are included in the plan
  • An opportunity for learners to practice many standards.
Cons

  • None