NSDL teaching resources related to “area”

DATA: MODIS Imagery. TOOL: ImageJ. SUMMARY: Examine images of the Aral Sea from 1973 through 2003. Use image analysis software to measure changes in the width and area of the freshwater lake over time.

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

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Suppose the area of an equilateral triangle be 600. The sides are required.

Area of an Equilateral Triangle

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Wright was an early advocate of the adoption of quantitative statistical techniques in geographic study. In 1937 Wright published an article demonstrating how the Lorenz Curve could be applied to geographic areas.

Early Quantitative Geography, 1937

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In this chapter we develop students’ appreciation of the basic spatial concepts of area itself, shape, adjacency and pattern.

Area: The Devil's variable (Chapter 5)

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Students examine the relationship between the dimensions and area of a geometrical region.

The Geometer's Sketchpad: MaxRect

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