What’s a Square Foot Anyway? Laying Out the Design Plan

This What’s a Square Foot Anyway? Laying Out the Design Plan lesson plan also includes:

Clever! Participants don square-foot cardboard shoes to mark out the rain garden plot that they have spent the last few weeks designing. In this way, they are practicing scale modeling as well! Note that this lesson is part of a unit, but the idea can be applied as a general scale modeling activity. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Pros

  • A unique and memorable activity in scale measurement
  • Involves the entire class in an exciting endeavor
Cons

  • None
Common Core