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1 Washington Monument Washington Monument By Navjot, Harleen, Martha, Torijean, Roy By Navjot, Harleen, Martha, Torijean, Roy

2 History The Washington Monument is a memorial to George Washington, first President of the United States. The Washington Monument is a memorial to George Washington, first President of the United States. Cornerstone laid: July 4, Cornerstone laid: July 4, Capstone set: December 6, Capstone set: December 6, Dedicated: February 21, Dedicated: February 21, Officially opened to the public: October 9, Officially opened to the public: October 9, Designed by Robert Mills. Designed by Robert Mills. Total cost of monument: $1,187,710. Total cost of monument: $1,187,710.

3 The Monument Exterior: White marble primarily from Baltimore, Maryland; a few blocks from Sheffield, Massachusetts. Exterior: White marble primarily from Baltimore, Maryland; a few blocks from Sheffield, Massachusetts. Interior: Granite from Maine. Interior: Granite from Maine. Construction Construction Phase One ( ): To the 152 foot level (46.33 meters), under the direction of Superintendent William Daugherty. Phase One ( ): To the 152 foot level (46.33 meters), under the direction of Superintendent William Daugherty. Phase Two ( ): Work completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, commanded by Lt.Col. Thomas L. Casey. Phase Two ( ): Work completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, commanded by Lt.Col. Thomas L. Casey.

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5 Geometric Analysis Dimensions Dimensions Height: 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches ( meters). Height: 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches ( meters). Width at base of monument:55 feet 1 1 ½ inches Width at base of monument:55 feet 1 1 ½ inches Width at top of shaft: 34 feet 5 ½ inches Width at top of shaft: 34 feet 5 ½ inches Total weight of monument: 90,854 tons (82,421.4 metric tons). Total weight of monument: 90,854 tons (82,421.4 metric tons). Total number of blocks in monument: 36,491. Total number of blocks in monument: 36,491.

6 The Monument Pyramidion weight: 300 tons Pyramidion weight: 300 tons Capstone weight: 3300 pounds Capstone weight: 3300 pounds

7 The Monument Interior Interior Number of memorial stones in stairwell: 198. Number of memorial stones in stairwell: 198. Present elevator installed: Present elevator installed: Present elevator cab installed: Present elevator cab installed: Number of steps in stairwell: 896. Number of steps in stairwell: 896.

8 The Monument

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10 TEAM PAGE Team Number: __ RoleStudentTask Reader Overview and Content of the Presentation Historian History of the Building Analyst Geometric Analysis of the Building Bibliographer Bibliography of the Project Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Web Quest Contact Info

11 Mathematical Report Rubric Mathematical Report RubricBeginningAverageGoodExcellentPossiblePointSelfAssessmentTeacherAssessment Introductio n Not focused Focused but irrelevant Focuse d too long Presents a concise lead-ininfo4 Research Does not present With inadequ acy With adequ acy Presents main theme with excellence 4 ProcedureNotsequential Some steps Moststeps underst andable Presents easy to follow sequence 4 ResultsLittleSome Mostly comple te Data and figure complete4 ConclusionLittleSomeMostlyPresents main theme 4 Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Web Quest Contact Info

12 Oral Presentation Rubric Oral Presentation RubricBeginningAverageGoodExcellentPossiblePointSelfAssessmentTeacherAssessment ContentLittleSomeMostly Speech is clear & focused4 OrganizationLittleSomeMostly Effective beginn, main, end 4 LanguageLittleSomeMostly Words are specific & accurate4 DeliveryLittleSomeMostly Good eye contact, speed,volume4 Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Web Quest Contact Info

13 Project Scoring System Name Team Score Math Report Score Speech Score Overall Score Navjot Harleen Martha TorijeanRoy Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Web Quest Contact Info


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