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Description:

This is an activity about measuring craters using shadows and geometry. Learners will make a model crater and use a light source to make a shadow. When they are familiar with the techniques for estimating depths from shadows, they will apply their skills to a photograph of three lunar craters. This is Activity C-14 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,NSDL,Planetary Science,Mathematics:Geometry,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,High School,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planetary geology,Physical sciences:Light and optics,The nature of science:The scientific process,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123944551T,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,History/Policy/Law,Physics,History of science

Language:

English

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