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Goodleaf Tree Climbing

Resource ID 108032

KS3 Mathematics

Geometry
Trigonometry
"TrigonomeTREE!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"TrigonomeTREE!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

108031 - KS3 Low Ability

108032 - KS3 Mid Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

108033 - KS3 High Ability

This is a Mathematics/Geometry resource that enables students to practise various methods to find the height of a tree.

Contextual Summary


This is a Mathematics/Geometry resource that enables students to practise various methods to find the height of a tree. They will practise their skills of estimation, measuring and basic trigonometry (right angled triangles), as well as having to work together in pairs or teams.

Key Skills Practised
  • Basic trigonometry
  • Measuring
  • Estimation
  • Recording data
  • Comparing data
  • Working with others to solve problems
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

The skills should be taught and practised in class prior to the trip so students are aware of the techniques and skills they need to utilise.

On-Site

Completion of the Mathematics resource/s linked to this document

Post-Visit

Follow-up tasks could include class discussion about the accuracy/technique used in responses

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to measure the height of trees by demonstrating, practising and consolidating various maths skills

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