The general goal of this mini unit is to provide students with a meaningful context for geometric measurement. Students will work through a few different “real-life” problems by using Google Maps and the appropriate geometric formulae. They will then come up with a community improvement idea and share it with the class. Students will discuss the geometric calculations needed to complete the project.
Length of time needed: 5 class periods (55 minutes each)
This lesson was written by Ryan Backman.
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Source: Ryan Backman