Measuring the Earth

Students use principles of geometry to measure the circumference of the Earth. In this applied geometry instructional activity, students use mathematics to determine scientific information. They make measurements, calculate the central angle, and use significant digits to find the circumference of Earth.

9th - 12th Math 4 Views 6 Downloads
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