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?
Students learn about the history of tangrams. They will learn about each ...
Students learn about the history of tangrams. They will learn about each piece in the tangram puzzle and analyze the shapes to complete geometric puzzles and mathematics problems.