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Description:

This brief article describes some methods of indirect measurement that have been applied throughout history to the problem of estimating the height of tall trees. Several methods involving scaling, angles, ratios, and tools are discussed.

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  • Science > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Visualization,Scale,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,Middle School,Spatial sense,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161206161T,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,theodolite,Model with mathematics,Angle measure,Mathematics history,Ratio and proportion,Real world applications,Informal Education,Use appropriate tools,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Science,Practice Standards,Cartography and surveying,Reading in mathematics,Length,Elementary School,History/Policy/Law,Estimation,Systems of measurement,Communication,Geoscience,Problem solving,Measurement,Education,Nonstandard

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English

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