Neglecting the Curvature of the Earth

Resource ID#: 44113 Type: Problem-Solving Task

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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators, Students , Parents
Suggested Technology: Microsoft Office
Instructional Time: 15 Minute(s)
Keywords: curvature, spheres, modeling, Phythagorean Theorem, Florida Standards, task, geometric modeling, curvature of the earth, line of sight, horizon, right triangle, radius, tangent to a circle, tangent to the horizon, cpalms, icpalms,, illustrative mathematics, tasks, mathematics, math, Florida standards, resource, free, freely available, problems-based learning, student activities, integer, real world, Badwater Basin, Mt. Whitney, distance
Instructional Component Type(s): Problem-Solving Task
Resource Collection: Illustrative Mathematics

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