Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Real Life Applications of Area and Perimeter

Many careers like architecture, engineering and graphic design use the concepts of area and perimeter on a regular basis. 7G students recently had to opportunity to explore real-life applications of area and perimeter in Math unit on Measurement. Using the Floorplanner Chrome extension within Google Drive, the students designed a floor plan for a house following specific criteria and requirements.  After creating the floor plan, students used area and perimeter formulas to conduct calculations of different locations within the house as well as a final calculation for the entire house. 

Here are some samples of their work: 

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