Maytime Measuring


  • Aug 9 2010 12:04 AM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this activity, from the Franklin Institute, students compare the length of a shadow cast by a tree to that of heir own shadow to estimate the height of the tree. Alternatives for rainy days are presented.

Learning Registry Activity


    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 2 to 8

    Topics: Mathematics, Calculus, Measurement & Geometry, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis


    Resource Pedagogy

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning