Show Me the Way To Go Home

Students place a pencil perpendicular to the ground and trace its shadow between 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. They measure the length of the shadow, periodically over several hours, in either English or Metric units. Using the data, they find true north.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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