Trig on My Tree

Instructional Resource

Contributed By
Smarter Balanced
Subjects
Mathematics
Grade Levels
Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
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Trig on My Tree

Instructional Resource

This hands-on activity guides students in applying right triangle trigonometry in a real-life world problem: measuring the length of shadows to determine the height of trees. It encourages students to communicate their procedure and mathematical reasoning and brings a traditional word problem type to life.

Author
Edmar Ramos Lisa Darlington
Publisher
Smarter Balanced - Smarter Tools for Teachers