Unit 7: Measurement & Geometry (Architecture PBL)

Activities

Week 1: Small Intro Activities

  • Day 1: Sketch and Scale of Baths and Kitchens at School and @ home
  • Day 2: Apartment Size (Determine actual size from a scale drawing)
  • Day 3: Create a 3D (Optional)
  • Day 4: Compute and Analyze Home Statistics
  • Day 5: Isometric Drawings (Optional)
  • Day 6: Inspect a home using building codes
  • Day 7: Become an Electrical Contractor and Analyze building materials


Week 2-3: Project Completion

  • Day 1: Bubble Diagram/Tape Graph Paper down/Determine places you can and cannot draw using Site Plan/ Draw Driveway and Garage
  • Day 2: Draw all other rooms
  • Day 3: Draw doors and eliminate walls
  • Day 4: Draw wall thickness and windows
  • Day 5: Draw sinks, toilets, tubs, hot water heater, appliances; etc.
  • Day 6: Draw outlets, lights, switches
  • Day 7: Draw all room names, list dimensions, outside features
  • Day 8: Draw Summary box, complete inside and outside calculation pages
  • Day 9: Complete Home flyer page, design company logo and complete video
  • Day 10: extra day


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