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Find the height of a tree using its shadow

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Published on Oct 30, 2012

A middle school demonstration of proportional reasoning.

By discovering a scaling factor between the length of the shadow of a known object and the length of the shadow of the tree, we can calculate the height of the tree by multiplying the known object's height by the same scaling factor.

Created on my iPad with the apps: 'Explain Everything' and 'Paper'

Comments/suggestions appreciated

  • Category

  • Song

    • Whispering Trees
  • Artist

    • EN
  • Album

    • Affinity
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • rumblefish (on behalf of elizabethfalconer), and 1 Music Rights Societies

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