A model maker at Legoland describes how he changes the size of a model by scaling it up or down. He uses smaller or larger bricks to make models of different sizes. He also describes how he carefully measured a real car in order to calculate the dimensions needed for a smaller model. He challenges the viewer to look at his model of Big Ben and guess the scale.
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- 9 November 2004
Students could use a road map to measure the real distance between towns and cities, using the key scale. A scaled down model of the school could be made after measurements have been taken.