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Project: Construction in the 6 Century BCE Major Product(s) and Presentation students need to complete

Square and Level Foundation

Scale Model Construction (Physical or Digital)

Knowledge and Skills Needed by Students

Scaffolding / Materials / Lessons to be Provided

to successfully complete major products and presentations

by the project teacher, other teachers, experts, mentors, community members

Simple Geometry Constructions and descriptions

 Group work on construction of geometric structures

Proportional Relationships

Review lesson videos available online

Application and use of Pythagorean Triples

Discovery of P.triples using knotted rope.

File management / Photo slideshow

Digital Guide on how to publish photo slideshow

Need for square angles in construction

 Videos of improperly built structures / discussion on square angles (class project of structures)

How to manipulate simple mediums for design purposes Google SketchUp video tutorials / Art class crossovers Use of Simple CAD software (SketchUp)

Animation

Presentation

Models of proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem (its inverse) or Similar Triangles

 Work of Pythagoras and proving his theory. Purpose of visual proofs.

Use of Google Drive Presentations for Simple Animations / Stop motion offline presentation with digital camera

Example animation projects and lesson on how to construct them efficiently

Digital Portfolio management Online Publishing

 Review lesson on digital file management Examples of presentation software that can be published online

Business Presentation Skills (Group) Cross curriculum with business teacher to setup proper presentations.

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