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Title: Reroofing Your Uncle's House
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.engin.syste...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, students will "use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem." They will determine how many shingles are required to rerroof a house using common tools, and learn about the importance of planning and calculating necessary materials. The material is intended for students in grades 9-12.
The lesson is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment and discussion questions. Users are encouraged to sign up for a free account.
LC Classification: Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Career education -- By region or country -- United States
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Industrial engineering -- Work measurement. Methods engineering
Technology -- Building construction -- Details in building design and construction -- Roof framing, roofs and roofing
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Labor. Work. Working class -- By industry or trade, A-Z -- Building laborers. Construction workers
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Measurement
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Engineering
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Measurement
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2012
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-16 11:53:23 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-16 14:01:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 10
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