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Scale City | Scaling Up Rectangles in the Real World

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In this video, students explore Depression-era post office murals and modern outdoor murals to learn how artists use proportional reasoning and measurement to create large-scale paintings. The video ends with the question, "How do artists use math to create large-scale paintings?" In the accompanying classroom activity, students create a group mural by using a predetermined scale factor to increase the size of a rectangular print or drawing.

West Virginia | Pipefitter and the Pythagorean Theorem

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An apprentice pipefitter explains how he uses math and science in his every day work tasks in this video for WV Steam.