Measuring with Pictures
What if we want to measure something
tall on a cloudy day?
How can what we know about scale,
help us determine the heights of tall
Why would we want to be able to do
Photographs can help!
Bozo the clown visited Fairfield High to
help us find the heights of various FHS
Bozo and the Stop Sign
Bozo and B-Wing
Bozo and the flag pole
Bozo and the campus monitor
Bozo and the school sign
What information will we need
to find the heights of the FHS
Bozo and the shed
Find the heights!
Using the photographs, measure Bozo
and the feature height.
Set up a ratio to find the actual height
of the FHS feature.
Is your answer reasonable?
Journal Entry 5
What connections can you see between the
ideas of the mystery picture at the beginning
of this investigation, the shadow ratios and
the Bozo pictures?
Summarize what you now know about scale.
How are the activities we did in this
investigation related to the pictures taken at
Crime Investigation Scenes?