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Other

Description:

Working in pairs, students create a clinometer and use isosceles right triangles to find the height of a building. The class will compare measurements, discuss their results, and select the best measure of central tendency to report the most accurate height. All handouts and excellent class discussion questions are provided.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Scale,Grade 6,NSDL,Critical thinking,Grade 8,Statistics,Mathematics,Grade 7,Process skills,Data analysis,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Mean, median, and mode,Angle measure,Real world applications,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Length,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184344136T,General,Problem solving,Measurement,Education,Reasoning

Language:

English

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