“Attack on Titan”-based in-class assignment using similar triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem.
The front side is pretty straightforward proportional triangles:
A figure looms at the crossroads to Singanshina. It is casting a shadow that happens to fall at a mile marker that reads “300 meters to crossroads.” You notice that your own shadow is about twice the length of your sword …
You are 1.75 meters tall.
Your sword is 1 meter long.
HOW TALL IS THE TITAN?
The back side allows for discourse regarding where on the head you are targeting.
Files here: google drive folder
Laid out using powerpoint; artwork in sketch; 2-sided pdf of assignment. Artwork by ilen. Japanese translation using translate.google.