Learning Module: Distance

Learning ObjectivesDistance

  • What does relative position mean?
  • In what ways can distance be measured?
  • How can spatial interactions affect the distance between entities?
  • How does distance affect the similarity of values between locations?

 

Teaching resources: 

Path of Totality: Measuring Angular Size and Distance

Astronomy

Earthquake Location

Geoscience

The Cosmic Distance Scale

Geoscience

Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: Measuring Distance and Area in Satellite Images

Environmental science

Related spatial concepts: 
distance