Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
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.