Goal:  You are to make a recommendation on the type of fiber cement lap siding to be used. Should it be prefinished (already painted) or should you recommend unfinished fiber cement lap siding? It will need to be painted if you use unfinished cement lap...

Recently we have heard from several teachers that the processing of activities can be difficult. Although this may be true, we believe it is vital to student learning and any teacher can be successful in guiding students to the correct outcome. Asking students the correct...

Goal From your experience in wood fabrication and quadratics, develop an original product that has the ability to launch ping pong balls to hit targets at various ranges and heights using a parabolic curve Math Standards A.CED Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. F.IF Interpret functions that...

Not what you think. We are talking about a measure of the size of nails that uses the symbol, d. Why is it called “penny”? In England before the year 1488, the nail size was the price in pennies of 100 nails of that size. For...

Visitors to Geometry in Construction at Loveland High School have been numerous.  Each group comes with many questions on how Geometry in Construction will look at their high school.  These same questions are often asked as we make presentations at conferences.  So, we thought it...

Goal: Position 3 sprinkler heads in a 12 feet by 18 feet rectangular lawn to optimize water coverage but to minimize water waste. Watering an area twice is considered waste but watering the street or non-lawn areas is worse. The sprinkler heads are manufactured for...

CTE Goal: Have students understand nailing patterns and the requirements. Students will learn the quantities of fasteners needed for different portions of the home building process. Math Goal: Students will calculate rates (slopes), equations of lines, and graph the equations. Discussion points include finite and continuous, real life...