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Title: Ramps and Ratios
Alternate Title: Ramps and Ratios - Assuring Public Access for All
Url: http://simplescience.org/Lessons/Phys_Sci_Math/HM/Lesson0.htm
Publisher: Simple Science
Description: In this activity students view and analyze images of ramps and steps to see if they conform to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students measure horizontal and vertical distances and compute the percent slope for each image. Image measurements are performed using WebImage, a Web-based, customized version of ImageJ.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Directories -- By specialization, A-Z -- Handicapped. People with disabilities. Disability law
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Public property. Public restraints on private property -- Regional and city planning. Zoning. Building -- Building laws -- Other topics, A-Z -- Handicapped, Provisions for. People with disabilities, Provisions for
Science -- Mathematics
Technology -- Building construction -- Buildings: Construction with reference to use -- Houses. Dwellings -- Remodeling -- Access for the handicapped
Technology -- Building construction -- Details in building design and construction -- Other special accessories -- Ramps
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Science -- Technology
Science -- Earth science
Mathematics -- Measurement
Social studies -- Technology
Key Concept: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Measurement
Mathematics -- Percents
Mathematics -- Slope
Resource Type: InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Center for Image Processing in Education
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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