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Google Earth Voyager Story: The Geometry of City Planning, Part 2

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

Grade Range 9 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Points and Lines
        • Applications of Points and Lines
        • Parallel Lines
        • Perpendicular Lines
Copyright Year 2020
Keywords parallel lines, perpendicular lines, Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal
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See the GoogleEarth Voyager Story Collection.