Measuring and Evaluating Slope



In this lesson, students will learn the concept of slope as applied to landscape design and the reasons why correct and legal slope must be adhered to in the design process.

One class period

Instruction and Demonstration
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (4)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (5)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

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