Proportions - Measure height using shadows - do it yourself
2. Identify 3 objects whose height you could measure using this method.
3. Think Carefully:
Make a list of tools you will need to do an actual shadow measurement of these objects. Include EVERYTHING!
How might a rope or a large ball of string be a helpful tool for doing these measurements?
Identify a poor time of day for doing a shadow measurements. Why would it be a bad time?
4. Whether you like it or not, the weather will play a role in whether you can do your observations.
5. Take your tools outside. Make your measurements.
How tall is the tallest tree on the property?
How tall is the tallest structure?
Save a tree - use a Digital Answer format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid , or other ornate artistic fonts). Save frequently as you work. I have never liked losing my work. You will not like it either. Be sure to enter your name & the date at the top of the document. Submit via email attachment or class dropbox. Bad things happen: Save a copy of the response document for your records.
Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.