# Minecraft: Making Homes - Part 1

## Design a Prototype of a Home and Find the Area & Perimeter!

**Description**

In this lesson, students will design a prototype of a home and calculate the area and perimeter of it.

**Objectives**

- Students will apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems.
- Students will find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

**Curriculum Connections Summary**

- Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Number
- Quebec - Mathematics
- New Brunswick - Mathematics
- Nova Scotia - Mathematics
- Alberta - Mathematics
- British Columbia - ADST & Mathematics
- Manitoba - Mathematics
- Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
- Saskatchewan - Mathematics
- Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
- Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
- Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
- Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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