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Altitude Locator

Students use protractors, strings, and straws to construct a device used to determine the height of tall objects. In this applied geometry lesson, students use common objects to construct a tangent height guide. They use principles of geometry to use the device to determine the height of a tall object, such as a tree or building.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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