# Project Based Learning: Geometrocity! Math PBL -Print or For Google Classroom

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Project Based Learning: GEOMETROCITY! Build a City Made of Math with Geometry.

Imagine, Design, and Build a City with this 2D and 3D Adventure!

-Project Based Learning

-Real World Application

-Geometry, Maps, & More

-Extension Activities

-Differentiated Levels

***THIS RESOURCE IS NOW DIGITAL!***

*This resource can be used for distance learning and e-learning.*

Geometrocity is a project based learning activity where students will take their geometry skills and design their own city. This multi-tiered activity allows for immediate differentiation because of the size, and students may complete parts or the entire project based on your choosing. This project doesn’t just focus on math skills, as there are components of social studies (mapping skills), writing, problem solving and comprehension skills too.

Students will be creating a city that uses 2D and 3D, practicing both plane and solid geometry. This project allows for students to practice and apply learned skills in geometry while problem solving and making decisions based on their own knowledge, creativity, and imagination. Students will utilize many types of geometric concepts such as nets to create buildings and structures, designing parts of a city with shapes, lines, angles, and incorporating multiple skills at the same time to reach their objectives.

Geometrocity is broken into SEVEN phases.

Those phases are:

Phase One: Permits

-Reviewing and previewing geometric terms and visuals. Creating a mini-map.

Phase Two: Design & Build

-Up to nine city sections can be built. Each page has 10-14 requirements that must be completed.

Phase Three: Construction

-Putting our city together for the world to see.

Phase Four: Building Up

-Using nets and 3D to make the city rise above the paper.

Phase Five: Assessment

-Three types of self-assessments for students. Self, Individual, and group work.

Phase Six: Tourism

-Create a postcard to persuade visitors to come.

Phase Seven: Challenge

-5 extra higher level challenges for students that want to create more.

p8-10 Accessing the digital version for GOOGLE SLIDES

p11-15 Images of the project in action

p16-17 Mapping skills

p18-21 Objectives and introduction

p22-27 Phase One: Permits

p28-41 Phase Two: Design and Build

p42-46 Phase Three: Construction

p47-58 Phase Four: Building Up and Nets

p59-61 Phase Five: Assessment Rubrics

p62-64 Phase Six: Tourism

p65-67 Phase Seven: Challenge

p68-78 Differentiated Phase Two: Design and Build sections

79-80 Credits

Included on this digital resource:

Over 30 pages of this pdf are included on a digital resource that can be used with Google Slides and Classroom. The digital file only goes to PHASE THREE.

pages 1, 2: Before You Begin, Introduction for students

pages 3, 4: Images for students to see what it could look like (paper version)

page 5,6: Mapping Skills

pages 7-35: GEOMETROCITY: Phases ONE, TWO, & THREE.

This does not include any portion that would involve printing, cutting, or physically building the city. Just the overhead blueprint and maps students create.

There are text boxes for all places that can be filled in.

For ALL places that require designing- students may use the SHAPE, LINE, TEXT BOX, or even include an IMAGE.

Students may print out the FINAL VERSION to create their larger city if they choose.

This project aims to focus on geometry, but there are so many other elements of learning present which include problem-solving, making inferences, collaboration, communication, independent learning, and more.

Geometry topics include:

Plane Geometry

Solid Geometry

Polygon

Angles

Symbols

2D Shapes

3D Shapes

Transformations

MATH Common Core Standards

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.G.A.1

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.G.A.2

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.1

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.2

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.G.B.3

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.G.B.4

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.G.A.4

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