# Indirect Teacher Resources

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#### Indirect Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students measure and apply their knowledge of proportion to solve problems. In this geometry lesson, students measure using a meter stick, small mirror and measuring tape. They compare and contrast their measurements to objects outside...
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#### Indirect Measurement Techniques

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore three different indirect measurement techniques in this lesson that include using shadows and concepts of similarity, using mirrors to see reflected images and applying concepts of similarity to those images.
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#### Should I Get My Mole Checked Out?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
You definitely want to check out this mole! Chemistry scholars experiment to observe an unobservable quantity with an engaging lesson plan from K20. Partners collaborate to determine what's inside an opaque box, then complete a series of...
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#### Measure the Diameter of the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Measuring the diameter of the sun may get a little heated, but using an indirect approach can help individuals keep their cool. Learners use the reflection of the sun to measure how long it takes for it to move one diameter. Using the...
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#### Indirectly Direct

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Student form and test hyptheses using indirect and direct observation. They launch marbles to determine the shape of a hidden object.
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#### Modeling Using Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do you find the lengths of items that cannot be directly measured? The 13th installment in a series of 16 has pupils use the similarity content learned in an earlier resource to solve real-world problems. Class members determine...
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#### Measuring With Fluids

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the concept of measurement for capacity and they use real containers to be filled of different sizes. Students use the scoops as the number of units for counting the capacity volume. Then they order the containers by...
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#### How Tall is It?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Your collaborative geometry learners use trigonometric ratios and a clinometer that they assemble themselves to indirectly measure the height of a flag pole and other objects. Then they create a presentation to explain the process they...
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#### CORNER CABINET

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Ninth and tenth graders calculate the length, width, height, perimeter, area, volume, surface area, angle measures or sums of angle measures of common geometric figures. They solve problems involving scale drawings, models, maps or...
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#### Indirect Measurement with Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use similar triangles to find missing heights.  In this using similar triangles to find missing heights lesson, students use proportions to find the heights of missing side lengths.  Learners find the height of trees and...
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#### Indirect Measurement Technique: Using Trigonometric Ratios

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create clinometers using a protractor, weight, and string. They work in pairs to practice sighting objects above or below their line of sight. Students use ratios of right triangles to determine the height of a...
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#### Indirect Measurement Technique: Using Trigonometric Ratios

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of trigonometric ratios.  In this trigonometric ratios lesson, students use trigonometric ratios and the angle of elevation/depression to determine the height of an object.  Students use their clinometer made...
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#### The Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this math worksheet, young scholars will work in small groups to measure the height of objects, such as trees, using their shadows. Students will be able to determine heights of objects that cannot be directly measured.
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#### Whatcha Gunna Do When the Hulkster's Measuring Too??

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students measure using tools they have made. For this algebra lesson, students measure the height and distance using non-traditional measuring methods. They apply their findings to algebra and trigonometry properties of measurements.
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#### TE Activity: Bubbling Plants

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study a way to quantify the process of photosynthesis during a given time using the Elodea plant. They design a hypothesis that they test in the hands on activity. They compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur during low...
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#### River Width

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how wide of a river runs through it? The assessment provides a scenario of finding the distance across a river. Given two markers on one side of the river and the angles formed by them and an object on the other side of the river,...
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#### Extra Solar Planets Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Studying what you can't see can be challenging. Discover how scientists use indirect measurements to prove the existence of planets and estimate their sizes. The introduction explains the symbiotic movement of planets and stars during an...
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#### Binary Stars Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A celestial body's distance from Earth makes studying its characteristics much more difficult. Learn how scientists use indirect measures to determine the size of stars. The interactive activity has individuals adjust the size of binary...
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#### Microscale Investigations of Catalase Activity in Plant Extracts

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Use indirect measurements to monitor metabolic activity in plant cells. Scholars understand that cells with a higher metabolic rate have a higher concentration of catalase enzyme. They use this information to compare metabolic rates of...
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#### How Can the Universe Be Flat?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Flat, positively curved, or negatively curved ... what is the true shape of the universe? Scientists use many indirect measurements to base their theories on the shape of the universe. Using an installment from the SciShow Space series,...
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#### Heating Up: Direct and Indirect Sunlight

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, by conducting simulations, explore the effects of direct and indirect sunlight on heating of the Earth.
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#### Economic Goals and Measuring Activity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Explore the role of government in the economy market. Young scholars analyze the economic decision-making process and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits, and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish....
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#### The Measurement Man

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore the measurements of capacity by constructing a creative project in the shape of a man. The man has body parts that represent different units of measurement and can be used to make conversions. This is highly...
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#### How Do You Find Missing Measurements of Similar Figures Using a Scale Factor?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Similar figures have corresponding sides and corresponding angles. With this in mind, missing values can be found by using a scale factor. Not sure how to do that? Watch this video as the instructor illustrates how to set up the known...