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Math in the News: Issue 31--Washington Monument: Under Repair

10/17/11. In this issue we look at the earthquake damage that the Washington Monument recently experienced. Some dramatic footage reveals cracks in the exterior of the monument. Note: The download is a PPT file.
Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.G.B.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.B.6
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Transformations
        • Applications of Transformations
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, earthquake, washington monument, exponential functions, center of gravity, geometric construction, issue 31