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Problem 11, The Height of an Aurora
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 7-9


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 [48KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math I.