This Erie Canal Diorama meets NYS CC standard 4.4b. Here students are able to make of diorama of NYS per an elevation map, and focus on the Erie Canal.
Students liked this activity because they were able to build, and create. They are also required to present, and presented confidently because it was about a project that they made. There is also a small research component required regarding the products that are shipped.
Included in the project outline, time management page, and rubric. Additionally a model project has been included, as well as grading.