Measuring Distances - Triangulation
Students determine the distance to an object by sighting a distant object from 2 different locations. They use trigonometry to determine an unknown distance. They, in groups, practice solving triangulation problems.
7th - 12th Math 8 Views 33 Downloads
Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
I Can Determine The Height Of A Rocket!
Maybe your class wouldn't be taking a field trip to a rocket launching site, but the ideas presented here could be used for a new by clock tower, tree, or telephone pole. Learners use trigonometric ratios to determine the heights of tall...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed