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A WebQuest for Middle or High School Mathematics Designed by Team D: Katrina White Mary-Anne Thormas Shelly McGrath Sonia Rossiter Rob Vaillancourt. Introduction The Task The Process Evaluation Teacher Page. Remodeling a Bedroom. Introduction.

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A WebQuest for Middle or High School Mathematics

Designed by Team D:

Katrina WhiteMary-Anne Thormas

Shelly McGrath

Sonia Rossiter

Rob Vaillancourt

Introduction

The Process

Evaluation

Teacher Page

Remodeling a Bedroom
Introduction
• Imagine for your birthday your parents are giving you \$1500 to remodel your bedroom. You are given the task of designing a diagram of your bedroom and researching the materials and supplies needed to complete the remodeling.
• You need to measure your room, the height and length of each wall, window and doors.
• You will research the given websites for changes you wish to make to your room. Such changes may include paint color, carpet or flooring, furniture, window furnishings, etc.
• You will need to keep track of all expenses and websites you use.
• You will create a two diagrams of your room a before and after the remodeling. You will present all of this to the class via a PowerPoint presentation.
• Make sure to complete all the components of the Rubric to create an outstanding PowerPoint presentation of your bedroom
Evaluation
• A rubric will be used to evaluate students understanding of the components of remodeling assignment and the webquest.
The Rubric

HomeBack

The Process - Activities
• Activity#1Measure your bedroom to get the dimensions of your bedroom: height and length of walls, windows, and doors.
The Process - Activities
• Activity #2 Draw a 2D scale diagram of your bedroom using the website below.

http://www.bhg.com/bhg/category.jsp?categoryid=/templatedata/bhg/category/data/arrangearoomtest.xml

Sample Diagram

The Process - Activities
• Activity #3 Determine the total surface area of the walls and the area of the floor using the following websites.

http://www.athropolis.com/popup/c-area2.htmhttp://www.csgnetwork.com/areacalc.htmlhttp://www.onlineconversion.com/room_area.htm

The Process - Activities
• Activity #4 Determine the amount of paint or wall covering needed to remodel your room and the total cost. Use the hyperlinks below to get to the websites.

PaintWallpaper

Paint

Paint quantity and cost calculator

http://web.hgtv.com/hgtv/web/calculator/1,,1,00.html

http://painterforum.com/cal.html

http://www.myhomeideas.com/myhome/calculator/interiorpaint/0,30810,,00.html

Wallpaper

The Process - Activities
• Activity #5 Shop for new furniture and accessories at the following websites, include at least three eco-friendly items.

http://www.remodelingcenter.com/bedroom/planning/

http://home.ivillage.com/decorating/bedrooms/topics/0,,4tjp,00.html

The Process – Activity #5 (cont.)

Eco-Friendly Sites

http://www.qcollection.com/

http://www.pmorganics.com/

http://www.environmentalhomecenter.com/home.shtml

The Process - Activities
• Activity #6 Create a budget of your expenses using Microsoft Excel or another program, make sure to list everything you purchase.

http://www.thebudgetdecorator.com

The Process - Activities
• Activity#7 Draw a 2D scale diagram of your bedroom after the remodeling is complete using the website below.

http://www.bhg.com/bhg/category.jsp?categoryid=/templatedata/bhg/category/data/arrangearoomtest.xml

Sample Diagram

Bedroom Diagram

Back to Activity #2Back to Activity #7

Teachers Page
• Standards

• References

Louisiana

• Convert between units in area of U.S. and metric units within the same system (Standard M5) (GLE: 22)
• Determine the perimeter and area of composite plane figures by subdivision and area addition (Standard M1, G7) (GLE: 20)

Michigan

• G.TR.07.03 Understand that in similar polygons, corresponding angles are congruent and the

ratios of corresponding sides are equal; understand the concepts of similar figures and scale factor.

NETS Performance Standard

• 5.Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.
• 6.Design, develop, publish and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.

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Louisiana

• Construct, interpret, and use scale drawings in real-life situations (Standard G5, M6, N8) (GLE: 30)
• Determine the volume and surface are of prisms and cylinders (Standard M1, G7) (GLE: 17)

California

• Students know how reactant atoms and molecules interact to form products with different chemical properties. (Standard 5a)

Michigan

• G.SR.08.08 Sketch a variety of two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional solids including orthogonal views (top, front, and side), picture views (projective or isometric), and nets; use such two-dimensional representations to help solve problems.
• G.SR.08.07 Understand the concept of surface area, and find the surface area of prisms, cones, spheres, pyramids, and cylinders.

NETS Performance Standard

• 5. Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.
• 6.Design, develop, publish and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.

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Louisiana

• Determine appropriate units and scales to use when solving measurement problems (Standard M2, M3, M1) (GLE: 21)
• Distinguish between an exact and an approximate answer, and recognize errors introduced by the use of approximate numbers with technology (Standard N3, N4, N7) (GLE: 4)

NETS Performance Standards

• 7.Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. (4, 5, 6)
• 10. Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content-related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works. (4, 5, 6)

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References

Athropolis Productions Limited (2008) Area calculator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from http://www.athropolis.com/popup/c-area2.htm

Built-e, Inc (2002) Retrieved March 30, 2008 from

http://www.environmentalhomecenter.com/home.shtml

Computer Support Group (2008) CSG area calculator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from http://www.csgnetwork.com/areacalc.html

References Cont.

Computer Support Group (2008) Room wallpaper quantity and cost calculator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from http://www.csgnetwork.com/wallpapercalc.html

Creative Educators (2008) Dream room design. Retrieved March 26, 2008 from

http://www.thecreativeeducator.com/lessons/current/dream_room.html

Crochran, A. & Johnson, J (2002) Q Collection:Furniture, fabrics & accessories. Retrieved March 30, 2008 from http://www.qcollection.com/

Fogt, R. (2006) Welcome to OnlineConvesion.com. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from http://www.onlineconversion.com/room_area.htm

References Cont.

iVillage Home & Garden Netwrok (2008) Home decorating:Bedrooms. Retrieved March 28,

2008 from http://home.ivillage.com/decorating/bedrooms/topics/0,,4tjp,00.html

Meredith Corporation (2008) Arrange-a-room. Retreived March 26, 2008 from

http://www.bhg.com/bhg/category.jsp?categoryid=/templatedata/bhg/category/data/arrangearoomtest.xml

Meredith Corporation (2008) Bedroom planning. Retrieved March 26, 2008 from

http://www.remodelingcenter.com/bedroom/planning/

Meredith Corporation (2008) Interior design for the bedroom: 5 tips for bedroom design. Retreived March 26, 2008 from

http://remodelingcenter.com/remodel/story.jsp?storyid=/templatedata/remodel/story/data/1196204080209.xml

Refernces Cont.

Microsoft Corporation (2008, April 12) Making ends meet. Retrieved March 26, 2008 from http://www.microsoft.com/Education/endsmeet.mspx

Paintforum.com(2007) Room paint quantity and cost calculator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from http://painterforum.com/cal.html

Pioneer Thinking (2008) Home decorating center. Retrieved March 28, 2008 from  http://www.pioneerthinking.com/decormenu.html

PM Organics (2001) Retrieved March 30, 2008 from http://www.pmorganics.com/

Refernces Cont.
• Scripps Netwroks, LLC (2008) Paint estimator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from
• http://web.hgtv.com/hgtv/web/calculator/1,,1,00.html
• SmartDraw.com (2008) Bedroom designs. Retrieved April 4, 2008 from
• http://www.smartdraw.com/examples/preview/index.aspx?example=Bedroom_Floorplan
• SPC Digital (2008) Interior paint calculator. Retrieved March 27, 2008 from
• http://www.myhomeideas.com/myhome/calculator/interiorpaint/0,30810,,00.html
• Wilson, K. (2002) The budget decorator. Retrieved March 26, 2008 from
• http://www.thebudgetdecorator.com/
• Writer, M (2008) How to maintain a budget using excel. Retrieved March 26, 2008 from
• http://www.ehow.com/how_2153400_budget-painlessly-using-microsoft-excel.html
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