A digital rendering of the 1/12th scale plaster model of Mount Rushmore.
Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Five to seven 50-minute sessions
High School Geometry Common Core Curriculum Standards (http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/mathematics) G-GMD.4, G-MG.1, G-MG.2, G-MG.3
Construct a topographic model of Mount Rushmore. After the model is completed, students use concepts of scale and proportion (similarity concept in math) to calculate the scale of their model by comparing to real-life measurements.