Mathalicious: 1600 Pennsylvania

How big is the White House?

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is one of the most famous addresses in the world. Not only is the White House the home of the Executive Branch, it’s also a physical representation of America.

In this lesson, students build scale models of the White House, compare scaling in one vs. two vs. three dimensions and design their ideal version of the president’s house.


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Engineering Topics
Math Topics
6th Grade

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