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Activity: I Took a Trip on a Train
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Description: Visualization activity--given a map and different photos, identify location of photographer.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Annenberg/CPB
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 3 Geometry in space
Math 4 Geometry in space
Math 5 Geometry in space
Math 6 Geometry in space
Math 7 Geometry in space
Geometry Modeling and applications

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Reviewer: Craig, Jun 23 2005 09:55:26:320AM
What did students learn? Students learned to translate mentally from a "map" view to a perspective drawing, from different perspectives.
Recommended for: Math 5: Geometry in space; Math 6: Geometry in space; Math 7: Geometry in space; Geometry: Modeling and applications
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  Dancing Queen
Comment:I appreciated the critical thinking required to solve the problem. It wasn't just a regular math problem but one that required them to think. I think it could be related a little more to specific mathematics though (maybe rays and vectors).