Successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups will modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process.
On a hike with her children, Mrs. Thompson noticed the reflection of the top of a pine tree in a puddle in the path. Her son, who is almost a foot taller than she is, could not see the top of the tree in the puddle until he moved. Why did her son need to move to see the top of the tree? How can they use similar right triangles and indirect measurements to find the height of the tree?