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Notes for Session 5

Note 1

Materials Needed:

 

Drinking straw*

 

Metric ruler*

 

Protractor*

 

Pushpin*

 

Tape

 

Ruler

 

Tape measure

 

Scientific calculator or trigonometric function table

Part A Notes:

Indirect Measurement With a Transit

Part B Notes:

Measuring Heights of Tall Objects

Part C Notes:

Steepness and Trigonometry

Homework Notes

 

Trundle wheel (a plastic wheel, usually graduated in 5 cm intervals, designed to measure lengths by counting the number of clicks, each of which equals 1 m. It can be purchased from:

ETA/Cuisenaire
500 Greenview Court
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Phone: 800-445-5985/800-816-5050 (Customer service)
Fax: 800-875-9643/847-816-5066
http://www.etacuisenaire.com


* You'll need one of these for each homemade transit you make in Part A.

 

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