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CLIP 1552

Calculating size - scaling up and down (signed)

Calculating size - scaling up and down (signed)

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Key Info
  • Calculating size - scaling up and down (signed)
  • Duration: 02:25
  • A model maker at Legoland describes how he changes the size of a model by scaling it up or down. He uses smaller or larger bricks to make models of different sizes. He also describes how he carefully measured a real car in order to calculate the dimensions needed for a smaller model. He challenges the viewer to look at his model of Big Ben and guess the scale.
  • Subject:



    Fractions Percentages and Ratio

  • Keywords: size, larger, bigger, smaller, model, scale, scaling, measure
Ideas for use in class
  • Use a road map to measure the real distance between towns and cities, using the key scale.
Background details
  • Clip language : British Sign Language
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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