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Scin 135 Lab 1

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SCIN 135 Lab 1  
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Question 1 of 16 6.0/ 6.0 Points
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For Kuhns' Method:

1. What is the distance from your cheek bone to your hand on the stick?  

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2. What was the distance from you to the base of the tree?
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3. How did you measure the distance from you to the base of the tree (e.g. paces, yardstick, tape measure, etc.)?
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4. How tall did you calculate the tree to be?
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5. What are possible sources of error with this technique?

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For Hypsometer Method

6. How did you measure your distance to the tree?

7. Where did the tree top cross the hypsometer?
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8. How tall did you calculate the tree to be?
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9. What errors may be made using this technique?
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10. How far back did you have to stand to measure the height of the tree?

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For Bellnet's Method Or Repeating Pencil
(In case you do not have a sunny day...You only need to Bellnet's OR the Repeating Pencil Method. NOT BOTH.)

11B. What is the average length of the yardstick shadow?
11RP.   What was your partner's height?
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12B. What is the average length of the tree shadow?
12RP.   How many pencil heights did the tree appear to be?




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13B. What is the height of the tree?
13RP.   How high is your tree using this method?
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14. What are two major sources of errors associated with this technique?
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Final Thoughts

15. What were the measurements of your tree obtained from each method?
Kuhns____,...

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