Are your students always asking “When will be ever USE this??” This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day.
This project has students finding area, square footage, perimeter, etc. of a house design as they solve problems to decorate the home.
• Teacher & Student Resources
• How Architects Use Math Activity/Handout
• How Architects Use Math Activity Answer Key
• Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”
This lesson was designed for 7th and 8th graders, but would also be appropriate for upper elementary grades.
Total Pages: 4
Teaching Duration: 1 hour