Would love some PBL ideas for HS Geometry.

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I don’t know if this would be a good idea or not, but you could have the students design a house or other building and make a model of it. They could use thick paper like from cereal boxes or whatever to construct them... maybe cardboard? Might want to have some kind of guidelines about how complex the building should be so they don’t just make something rectangular. Depending on what you’re learning at the time, you could incorporate it into it somehow... Maybe could have them do a replica of certain buildings so they have to figure out angles and transfer the information to a 2D drawing, then back to the 3D model...




I have a design/prototype challenge where they make paper airplanes. You could use paper airplanes for angles, surface area, triangles, measurements, congruence... I also have tangram sets in my room for activities. They could be used for shapes, angles, perimeter, etc...

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