Eighth graders use a meter stick that is placed on a horizontal surface and an object is moved along it so that the shadow length can be measured at different distances from the light source. They solve real-world problems involving measurement.
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Knowing North: Understanding the Relationship Between Time and The Sun
Students determine how to find North using a watch and their shadow. In this finding North lesson, students go outside on a sunny day and work with their shadow and a wrist watch to find out which direction that North is. They examine...
3rd - 9th Math
Landscape Architects: Working with Indirect Measurement
Working as a landscape architect, your designers calculate the measurement of the school flagpole as a guide to picking the right trees for their plan. Using indirect measurement with proportions, the goal is to calculate how high they...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed