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Model Concepts

Help students explore key concepts related to building models: scale and strength of structures.

Overview

In this Learning Block, students study the mathematics of ratio and proportion; then apply these concepts to create a scale drawing of a room. Moving from two dimensions to three dimensions, students explore building scale models. Finally, they investigate the affect of design and arrangement on the strength of structures.

Build Concepts

  1. Apply learning about proportions, ratio, and scale to create a scale drawing of a room. View >
    Math
  2. Explore scale and make a duct-tape wallet View >
  3. Build a paper structure that will support a book. View >