Scale City — Inverse Proportions and Shadows in the Real World

This Scale City — Inverse Proportions and Shadows in the Real World activity & project also includes:

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Bring the resource out from the shadows. Viewers of a short video learn about drive-in theaters and how operators project images onto a large screen. They then perform an experiment to determine the relationship between the distance of an object from a light source and the size of its shadow.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with a history and/or science teacher for a cross-curricular lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires a projector or other light source
  • Experience with proportional reasoning is necessary
  • Part of the Math at the Core MS: Ratios playlist
Pros

  • Provides a teacher guide with answers
  • Gives a website for further information
Cons

  • None