How Tall is that Tree?

Students identify and discuss different ways they can measure how high a tree is. They select and apply the appropriate math strategies and then, apply graphic and numeric models to solve the problem for the height of a large tree. Finally, students use their data collected to define the differences between the height of the tallest and shortes trees.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1999
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