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The scale of things!

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Callum Marshall

on 28 November 2018

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Transcript of The scale of things!

Would you jump from 39 km above the Earth?
October 2012, Felix Baumgartner jumped to Earth from a helium balloon 39 km above the Earth, setting a new world record...but then in Oct 2014 Alan Eustace jumped from
41.42 km above the Earth
...oh well!

If the length of a $1 note is 15.6 cm, what length would $1.5 billion be in metres?
Mark Watney's vegetable
How far from Earth were his potatoes...?
The scale of things!
What's all this for...?
Your task
is to fit ALL of the numbers (
in metres
) in this presentation against
a scale
using a
single sheet of A3
Hoverla - 2061 metres
The world's tallest woman OR man...?
The Burj Khalifa
Cost $1.5 billion to build
1008 m
Jeddah Tower
Jeddah Fountain
If around 27% of the
3.5 million peurto ricans
are women between the ages of 18 and 55, and all of them wear heels...and all the heels were joined together... how many km would that be?
In Scotland a Munro is a mountain over 914m in height
(3000 feet).
The Black Cuillin of Skye in Scotland has
12 peaks which are all above 914m. Sgùrr Alasdair is the highest peak of the Black Cuillin at
a height of 992m
Coming 2020 !
Use this one
And what it looked like in July!
Ukraine's highest peak
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