Measuring the Earth

Students use geometry to determine the circumference of the Earth. Like Eratosthenes, students calculate time, distance and shadows cast in two different locations. They use this data and Euclidean geometry to figure the circumference.

9th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
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Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Duration
2 days

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