7.1 Scale Drawings

Beginning Lesson

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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

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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

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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)