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7th Grade Future City Project
What will life be like 100 years from now? Our 7th graders explored this question as a culminating project to the reading they were doing. In the book Tuck Everlasting, the main characters get a glimpse of life in their town fifty years in the future. In The Giver, the setting is a community in the distant future. So, our seventh graders designed 3D models to help illustrate their thoughts to create a future city. Each student worked in groups in one of twelve sectors, such as Transportation, Recreation, Food or Communication. This project was interesting in that it incorporated all core disciplines into one. Students used their Tech Ed skills by utilizing a program called Autodesk Inventor Professional to first come up with a blueprint of their structures.. In Math, they needed to make their dimensions to scale and reported them out. One inch was equivalent to five feet in our product. In Science, students had to consider various ideas such as the Ph levels of the soil and how to make life sustainable. In Social Studies, students needed to communicate with each other to figure out how government would operate in their sector. In English, students wrote a building permit and used their communication skills to write a speech for visitors to our city in the year 2117, which they made into You Tube videos which were played during their presentations. Check out some pictures and videos of their finished work!

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Cuyahoga Heights Schools
Empowering Students to Reach New HEIGHTS
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