Unit 2, Lesson 13# The Shadow Knows

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In this lesson, students examine the length of shadows of different objects. There appears to be a proportional relationship between the height of the object and the length of Recognize that there is a proportional relationship between the height of an object and the length of its shadow for objects in the same location at the same time of day. Recognize that there is a proportional relationship between the height of an object and the length of its shadow for objects in the same location at the same time of day. Use similar triangles in a real-world application to find unknown heights of objects.