"Honey I Shrunk ..." page 1
This is about the enlargement transformation and should be shown together with Maths in the Movies page 10 and page 11.
It is a tricky problem but can be solved if all the clues are used.
The clip occurs about one quarter of the way through just as the kids a finding their way back to the house through their front lawn.
It is suitable for students who know about enlargement transformations.
To print this page point the curser on a clear space on the right hand side of the page to be printed. Now right click and the print button should appear. Activate this.
If it does not appear then move the curser to another part of the page and right click again
"Honey, I shrunk the kids." Maths in the Movies. Project 14.
From the script...
Nick , “I am now ¼ of an inch tall.
64 feet from the house its equivalent to 3·2 miles.
It's a long way even for a man of science ”
Nick again, “A butterfly with a wing span of 42 feet!”
How tall is Nick ?
Is he correct calculating the butterfly ?
Name the movie !