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    Teaching Math Through Tiny Houses

    by Photo posted July 17, 2019

     

    Photos by Whitney Curtis

    Sophomore Caleb Caraker, 16, attaches plywood sheathing to the roof of a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Caleb Caraker, 16, attaches plywood sheathing to the roof of a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Carl Dement, woodworking and construction teacher, displays the plans for the tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Carl Dement, woodworking and construction teacher, displays the plans for the tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Seairra Ferguson, 16, uses a nail gun to attach plywood sheathing on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Seairra Ferguson, 16, uses a nail gun to attach plywood sheathing on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Rodney Arnold, 16, carries a piece of plywood as students continue construction on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Rodney Arnold, 16, carries a piece of plywood as students continue construction on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Geometry teacher Brian Hancock, left, helps sophomore De'Andre Saunders, 16, cut plywood for a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Geometry teacher Brian Hancock, left, helps sophomore De’Andre Saunders, 16, cut plywood for a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Carl Dement, woodworking and construction teacher, speaks to students at the beginning of class on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Carl Dement, woodworking and construction teacher, speaks to students at the beginning of class on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sixteen-year-old sophomores Rodney Arnold, from left to right, Micaiah Rice and Caleb Caraker lifty plywood onto the roof of a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sixteen-year-old sophomores Rodney Arnold, from left to right, Micaiah Rice and Caleb Caraker lifty plywood onto the roof of a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Students work on attaching plywood sheathing to a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Students work on attaching plywood sheathing to a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Freshman Quentin Main, 15, cuts a piece of plywood for a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Freshman Quentin Main, 15, cuts a piece of plywood for a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Seairra Ferguson, 16, begins construction work for the day on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

    Sophomore Seairra Ferguson, 16, begins construction work for the day on a tiny house on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Battle High School in Columbia, Mo. Students in a combined construction and geometry class are building a tiny house for a low-income family in the community.

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