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Geometry Applications: Quadrilaterals, Segment 1: Introduction

Stonehenge is best known as a circular structure. But it’s the post and lintel construction used that is noteworthy, and this type of construction involves quadrilateral shapes. From the familiar door frames of houses to the majestic entryways of ancient temples, post and lintel construction provides a clear introduction to the nature of quadrilaterals. This segment also describes the key concepts developed throughout the program.

This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-quadrilaterals-segment-1-introduction

Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.B.6, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.3
Duration 2.92 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Quadrilaterals
        • Applications of Quadrilaterals
        • Definition of a Quadrilateral
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, quadrilaterals, applications of quadrilaterals, construction, rectangles, squares