Maths in the Movies: Dinosaur Theme Park (E-book only)
Dinosaurs are a popular topic of movies, including plots where people go back in time, or recreate dinosaurs and try to build a theme park around them, usually with disastrous consequences. Assuming the core cloning technology was invented to enable this, there would be a range of other problems involved in running a dinosaur park, which we’ll get into in this tutorial.
Format: 10 page downloadable .PDF file (check out the image for an overview of the pages).
Contents: Tutorial, worksheet and worked solution.
Math Scenario 1 – Feeding the Park
FEEDING THE CARNIVORES
FEEDING THE HERBIVORES
Math Scenario 2 – Fencing
Math Scenario 3 – Pteranodon Cage
Real-Life Example – How Fast Could Tyrannosaurus Rex Run?