Season VII Initiative To Scale

Math and science come alive as participants create architectural structures from around the world and your own backyard using household items.  The caveat…the building must be to scale. Participants complete math problems to get the new dimensions of the building then measure and cut to create their structure.

MAFS.4.NBT.2.6 Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

 MAFS.4.NF.2.4 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

SC.35.CS-CS.2.4 Solve real-world problems in science and engineering using computational thinking skills.

SC.4.P.8.1 Measure and compare objects and materials based on their physical properties