Indirect Measurement Technique: Using Trigonometric Ratios

Young scholars 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.  Young scholars use their clinometer made from a protractor, string, hex nut, and tape to determine the angle of depression/elevation of an object or building.  Students determine the height of the object or building using trigonometric ratios.

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9th - 12th
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Lesson Plans
2 hrs
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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