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Other

Description:

In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, students will "use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem." They will determine how many shingles are required to rerroof a house using common tools, and learn about the importance of planning and calculating necessary materials. The material is intended for students in grades 9-12.The lesson is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment and discussion questions. Users are encouraged to sign up for a free account.

Subjects:

  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology
  • Mathematics > Measurement
  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,Mathematics -- Instructional issues,Technology,Vocational Education -- Technical,Vocational Education -- Instructional issues,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20121026130048046T,Engineering,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics -- Measurement,Mathematics,Science -- Engineering,Vocational Education -- Tech prep,General Public,Science -- Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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