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202 resources with the concept height

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Does Height Matter in Sports?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are all gymnasts short and all basketball players tall? The comparison of strength and height does benefit some sports. A sporty video as part of a larger series on physics introduces allometry and the application to sports and medicine. 
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Slender Tower Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Looking for an engineering project that will tower above the rest? Try a design experiment that has built-in fun! Groups examine a variety of skyscraper designs, then compete to create their own slender towers. The teacher's guide is...
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How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
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Properties of Rational Numbers: Lollipop Trees

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive takes mathematicians to Lollipop Land where they manipulate lollipop trees to make equivalent ratios.  Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion. 
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Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...
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Is Height All in Our Genes?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans on average are shorter than they were centuries ago. Young scholars analyze the factors that affect the height of individuals including historical trends in a video lesson. The presentation analyzes both genetic and environmental...
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Find the Height of a Trapezoid Given Area (Example)

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Reach new heights in your geometry knowledge. An educational video shows viewers how to find the height of a trapezoid given the area. They watch as the narrator works through an example of such a problem.
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Know your number! Diabetes and heart disease both increase with higher body mass index numbers. Understanding the body mass index (BMI) helps scholars take control of their own health. They view a comparison of what various BMI...
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Scatter It! (Using Census Results to Help Predict Melissa’s Height)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils use the provided census data to guess the future height of a child. They organize and plot the data, solve for the line of best fit, and determine the likely height and range for a specific age. 
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Scatter It! (Predict Billy’s Height)

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do doctors predict a child's future height? Scholars use one case study to determine the height of a child two years into the future. They graph the given data, determine the line of best fit, and use that to estimate the height in...
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Area of a Parallelogram

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, and rhombus by multiplying the base by the height. A well-designed lesson has scholars first view a video showing examples of finding the area of a parallelogram before practicing on...
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Lost in the City with a Clinometer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Come look at trigonometry from a different angle. To begin a simple activity, scholars view a video of someone using a clinometer to find the angle of elevation to the top of a building. They then use a diagram that shows the building's...
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Binder Clips: Large, Medium, Small

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Ever wondered how many pieces of paper a binder clip can hold? Viewers of a short video are about to find out! Given measurement data for three different sized binder clips, learners must develop a method for figuring out how many pieces...
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Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural

For Students 5th Standards
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
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Triangle Area: No Height? Use the Sine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No height? No problem! Learners use their knowledge and a little help from GeoGebra to develop the Law of Sines formula. The Law of Sines helps to determine the height of triangles to calculate the area.
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Incline

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Study velocity while examining graphical representations. As scholars work with the animation, they discover the effect the height of an incline has on the velocity of the biker. They make conclusions about the slope of the line in terms...
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Hand Me Your Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to predict your height based upon another measurement? Teachers introduce the lesson by comparing shoe size to height and finding the line of best fit. The class gathers data about their hand sizes and plot them against...
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Height Scatterplot Lab

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Don't just dip your toe in ... place a foot into the investigation of heights. The class collects the foot length and height of each member before creating a scatter plot of the data and estimating a best fit line. Using a graphing...
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Energy of a Pendulum

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just a swingin'! Introduce physical science scholars to the energy forms associated with a pendulum using a simple interactive. Learners adjust the height from which the pendulum starts, then observe changes in potential, kinetic, and...
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Ocean Waves

For Students 6th - 12th
Surf's up! What causes the constant motion of Earth's oceans? Scholars discover the origins and types of waves in part nine of a 13-installment series. The resource illustrates wave behavior, their destructive power, and current research...
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Fishy Formulas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make sure this is the big one that doesn't get away! You'll be reeled in by an easy-to-grade formative assessment featuring fish tank fundamentals. Learners calculate volume to determine how much water they can safely add to the tank,...
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The Area of Acute Triangles Using Height and Base

For Teachers 6th Standards
Use the height of an acute triangle to create two right triangles. The third lesson plan in a series of 22 has pupils divide acute triangles into two right triangles. Scholars calculate the areas of the two right triangles and add them...
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The Area of All Triangles Using Height and Base

For Teachers 6th Standards
Drop in the altitude is all that is needed. Pupils explore finding areas of different types of triangles. Learners realize the formula for finding their area is the same and explore the location of altitudes in triangles to finish the...
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Modeling Using Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do you find the lengths of items that cannot be directly measured? The 13th installment in a series of 16 has pupils use the similarity content learned in an earlier resource to solve real-world problems. Class members determine...