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Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 3: Lines

Many cities are laid out in a rectangular grid and are examples of intersecting lines and rays. We visit the city of Houston to investigate the geometric nature of the city grid in its downtown area. We explore properties of intersecting and parallel lines and why this is the most efficient way to organize a city or community.

This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-points-and-lines-segment-3-lines

This video includes a Promethean Flipchart: https://www.media4math.com/library/promethean-flipchart-geometry-applications-lines

Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.3
Duration 17.08 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Points and Lines
        • Definition of a Point
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, points, lines, applications of points and lines, city grid, parallel lines, perpendicular lines