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Wall-E Learns About Proportion

Wall-E looks up at the moon

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Students
Grade Levels: K-8
‚ÄčYear: 2008
Subjects: General Science, Mathematics

Calculate the diameter of the moon with the help of Wall-E. In this video, the mischievous robot learns that the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is mapping the moon. From Earth, the moon looks too small to land on. Wall-E learns to use math to determine the size of the moon. The moon is compared to the size of a baseball, and Earth is compared to the size of a basketball.

Wall-E Learns About Proportion
Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds
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Page Last Updated: December 12th, 2014
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