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Space Math I -- Problem 11, The Height of an Aurora

First page of Problem 11, The Height of an Aurora

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators

Grade Levels: 7-9
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Space Science


Students use the properties of triangles to measure the angles in a triangle. This process helps them determine the height of an aurora and is based on techniques used by scientists in the 1800s. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 11, The Height of an Aurora [61KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math I.

Page Last Updated: January 20th, 2015
Page Editor: Flint Wild