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Adaptation Patterns: Size and Shape

Price: $29.95
Order Number: 707.0311
Format : DVD
Scientists often must estimate the size of animals by developing mathematical models. A paleontologist shows how the length of an alligator can be estimated based on its skull length and estimates the weight of dinosaurs using scale models.

This lesson challenges students to:
• Explore surface area to volume relationships.
• Understand applications of simple algebra.

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Rights granted include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 20 minutes
Producer: South Carolina ETV
Series Code: 707 & 707.0300

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