Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects

Build a Recreation Center Using Geometry

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Subject/Content Area:

Geometry

Target Audience:

This project can be implemented at any high school grade level where students have knowledge of geometry.

Project Goals:

Students work in groups to design specific parts of a recreation center. By choosing their area of interest, they will research and apply concepts of geometry.

Learner Outcomes: Students will demonstrate their ability to:

Alignment with Standards: (National Standards):

This project meets three of the Mathematics Standards for high school level as determined by the Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory.
Assessment of Students:
Assessment will be ongoing. Students will be given a time line in which parts of the portfolio will be due. To see the project rubric, go to the evaluation rubric page.

Author: Gwen Neuberger, Community High School, District 94, West Chicago, Illinois
Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab. Funded by the North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium based at the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). Created: July, 1997
http://www-ed.fnal.gov/help/97/neuberger/index.html