Shadows and Skyscrapers

Eighth graders explain the relationship between the position of the sun, a city's latitude and shadow length. Ratio's, geometry, and algebra are used to determine the shadow lengths and building heights. A sun angle (altitude) charts to create and compare skyscraper shadows for four North American cities.

8th Math 7 Views 13 Downloads
Resource Details

3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
5 days

What Members Say

Lia D.
I love the activities I have been able to find recently.
Lia D., Teacher
Armstrong, MO