A project-based learning experience that integrated mathematics with architecture and design. Middle school students from an urban district gathered information, wrote environmental impact statements, drew site plans, and constructed scale models for a proposed new middle school to be built in their district. Includes examples of student work for each task described.
Podcast from NCTM's 2009 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Engineering: Design Projects to Middle School Students
Presenter: Diane Leighty