In this Inquiry Project, students use the Web 2.0 tool Floor Planner to design and build a house. As part of of building the need to calculate the varying costs; floor coverings, windows, kitchen, bathroom, landscaping, as well as pre building costs. The use the costings guide embedded in the project.
As an extension, students research the costs associated with furnishing their home.
Students can use one of the budgets included in the project outline or create their very own.