Design a Dream Room Using Standard Measurement
 Introduction
 Many students dream of designing their ideal bedroom or game room.  In this exercise, students will be required to limit the size as a specific volume. They must design the floor plan, including furniture placement, using Inspiration, PowerPoint or Cad Standard Lite. There are required to select the following: floor covering, paint for walls and ceiling and an air-conditioning and heating unit appropriate for the room's volume.  Students use the Web to research these items and enter the values they find into a spreadsheet, maintaining a running total of expenditures. They present their rooms to the class using multimedia software.
 Process
 Resources
 Area Calculation
 Maintenance/Supplies
 Wallpaper
 Floor covering
 Electronics
 Furniture:
 Housewares:
 How to calculate Heat pump size required.
 "In layman's terms 1 ton of cooling capacity is equal to 12,000BTU of cooling capacity and 600 square feet of residential living space requires 1 ton of cooling capacity based on adequate insulation, 8' ceiling height and tight windows and doors. "
 "To calculate your requirement using this method get the total square footage of living space and divide that number by 600. The answer is the number in tons of air conditioning capacity required."
 "To convert tonnage to BTU's simply multiply by 12,000."
 http://www.oxyfilters.com/acman.html "Anyone wishing to use this material can distribute it freely without change. Copyright © 1999 Cristal Enterprises"
 Assessment
 Ability to measure metric lengths (expressed in meters and decimals, e.g. 5.25 meters)
 Ability to calculate area and volumes in square meters and cubic meters
 Ability to calculate percentages
 Ability to multiply accurately and add decimal values
 Ability to create floor plans to scale
 Ability to communicate plans using multimedia
 Ability to communicate plans in writing using a word processor
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 Ability to communicate plans in writing using a word processor Ability to select an appropriate air conditioner based on room volume