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Connecting Measurement and Architecture: Building an Inflatable

Elizabeth Gray; Denise Tullier-Holly 

October 2007, Volume 13, Issue 3, Page 144

Abstract:
A joint effort between a mathematics educator and a middle school art teacher relating architecture and construction. Article starts with students designing and building scale models for a large inflatable and extends to building the structure on which they display their art. Article includes a list of materials and approximate costs.

Keywords:
Article
3-D Shapes
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Connections / Applications
Constructions
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Surface Area
Volume