Optional Laboratory: Measuring Tree Heights
Students work together to measure tree heights. They make predictions on what they believe the calculations are and answer questions during the experiment. They share their results with the class.
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Measuring Elevation Past and Present
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable