Sextant Solutions

Students explore ways a sextant can be a reliable tool that is still being used by today's navigators and how computers can help assure accuracy when measuring angles. This activity will show how computers can be used to understand equations even when knowing how to do the math is unknown.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
Database & Spreadsheet
Year
2004
Usage Permissions
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