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8 resources with the keyterm indirect measurement

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How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...
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How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...
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Ballooning Inside the Box

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use similar triangles to solve a real-world problem.  In this geometry lesson, students explore properties of ratios and proportion as used in similar triangles and use proportions to determine the indirect height of an object. 
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Countdown Challenge: Shadow Sleuth

For Students 7th - 8th
In this shadow sleuth activity, students use proportions and indirect measurement to determine the measurement of given objects. This one-page activity contains three problems.
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Looking Up--Indirect Measurement Using Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students solve indirect ratios.  In this indirect measurement lesson, students explore trigonometric functions and ratios using outdoor objects.  They estimate heights and  perform indirect measurements.
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"Similari-Tree"

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate direct and indirect measurement.  In this eighth grade geometry and measurement lesson, 8th graders investigate a variety of methods for measuring the height of a tree.  Students investigate and use the...
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Indirect Measurement Techniques-- Grade Eight

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore indirect measurement.  In this elementary mathematics lesson, 8th graders use shadows and the concept of similarity mirrors to see reflected images and use a stadia to conduct indirect measurement.  The lesson...
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Indirect Length Word Problem

For Students K - 2nd
Although the graphics on this length comparison exercise aren't great, pupils will get the idea. They read an indirect length word problem, which asks them to compare three animals from shortest to tallest. The wording here may be...