Google Earth Voyager Story: The Geometry of City Planning, Part 1
In this activity, learn about the geometry of city planning. We explore why many cities in the US and around the world are laid out in a rectangular grid made up of parallel and perpendicular lines. This companion to a Google Earth Voyager Story provides a deeper understanding of the geometric concepts introduced.
To see the Google Earth Voyager Story, go to this link. (Best viewed in Chrome.)
Note: The download is the Teacher's Guide in PDF format.
To see the complete collection of Google Voyager Stories, click on this link
|Common Core Standards||CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.5, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.D.12|
|Grade Range||9 - 12|
• Points and Lines
• Applications of Points and Lines
• Definition of a Line
• Parallel Lines
• Perpendicular Lines