Lesson 3: Ramp Verification

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Introduction

  • Students will mathematically determine if Ramp Design A complies with ADA requirements
    • give students attached file Sketchup PDF
    • teach students how to use sketchup tape measure tool ( Teacher tutorial LINK)
    • students will use the measurements in the sketchup file
    • students will show a mathematical calculation to review Design A
  • Students will mathematically determine if Ramp Design B complies with ADA requirements
    • give students attached file Sketchup PDF
    • students will use the measurements in the sketchup file
    • students will show a mathematical calculation to review Design B

Lesson Time

Approx. 3 to
4 Days

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Architectural Design
    • Engineering Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to use the measure tool in sketchup
  • Students will be able to use trigonometry to calculate slope angles of ramps.
  • Students will be able to use critical thinking to evaluate if measurements of ramp comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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