Coordinate Geometry Teacher Resources

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Dilation in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Multiply coordinates to either shrink or enlarge a figure. An informative segment of a geometry playlist introduces dilation on the coordinate plane. The dilations in the resource use the origin as the center of dilation, which makes...
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Perpendicular Lines in the Coordinate Planes: Lesson

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Get the slope right with two easy steps. By placing two perpendicular lines on the coordinate plane, the video determines the relationship of the slopes of the two line lines. The resource is a part of an informative and extensive...
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Finding the Distance Between Two Points: Lesson

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Point out an application of Pythagoras. The segment of an essential playlist on geometry provides a quick review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Using a right triangle to show the positions of two points, the presenter calculates the...
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Square in Square

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Challenge the class to devise a method to determine the dimensions of a rectangle inscribed in another rectangle. Pupils make connections between functions and geometry as they examine the area and perimeter of a square or rectangle...
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Midpoints of Sides of a Quadrilateral

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Verify a figure by using coordinates. Pupils calculate the coordinates of the midpoints of the sides of a quadrilateral. They then use the coordinates to show the resulting figure is a parallelogram. 
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Diagonals of a Rectangle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Coordinate the vertices of a rectangle. Pupils use the location of three vertices of a rectangle along the axis to find the coordinates of the fourth vertex. Using the vertices of the rectangle, scholars prove the diagonals are congruent...
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Square

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Don't be a square! Young mathematicians determine the slope and length of a line segment. They then prove whether four given coordinate points form a square.
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Midpoints and Segment Bisectors: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Let's meet in the middle. As part of a comprehensive playlist on basic geometry, the video introduces the definitions of a midpoint and segment bisector. The resource shows a graphical approach to finding the midpoint of a line segment...
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Outbreak: Infection Detection

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the mathematics of infection outbreaks with activities that ask learners to use coordinate grids to locate infected patients. They calculate amounts of ingredients for antidotes and determine which groups of people should be...
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Mission: Rainforest

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young environmentally conscious mathematicians solve a variety of problems related to the central theme of uncovering illegal logging activities. They determine a base camp based on given constraints, investigate logging activities and...
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Periemters, Areas, and Slopes--Oh, My!

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore analytic geometry.  In this geometry instructional activity, 10th graders use analytic geometry to investigate the attributes of geometric figures.  Students investigate the slopes of lines and the length of line...
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Mapping Natural Disasters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use Cartesian coordinates to plot current natural disasters. They relate location of natural disasters to their specific major project countries. Students tie in geometry within this lesson as connected to spatial relationships...
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The Geometric Effect of Some Complex Arithmetic 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Translating complex numbers is as simple as adding 1, 2, 3. In the ninth lesson plan in a 32-part series, the class takes a deeper look at the geometric effect of adding and subtracting complex numbers. The resource leads pupils into...
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Math Handbook: Trigonometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You'll be spinning in unit circles once you read through this jumbo-sized resource of everything you need to know about trigonometry. Each page has color-coded examples with explicit directions that detail the problems and formulas. 
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Leaping Lizards

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Have you ever wondered how computer animations work and what type of math is involved in making objects move across the screen? In this task, your young computer animators will use the geometric transformation of translations,...
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There's Gold in Them There Hills

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Need to build a laser fence on Mars?  In this cute maximizing-area lesson plan, young explorers pretend to be prospectors on Mars and must determine the best way to use 20 meters of fencing in order to maximize their area. In addition,...
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Discovering Planet X

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the movements of the planet Pluto. Students participate in a hands-on activity to record data similar to the movements of the planet Pluto. Students compare their data to that found on a website.
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Architecture And Math

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the ties that architecture and math have in common. They focus on works of architecture in the world that is considered of great significance. Students use the internet to find building images from around the...
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Line 'Em Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find coordinate points on a grid and create a line graph with those points. This lesson should ideally be used during a unit on various types of graphs. They make and use coordinate systems to specify locations and to describe...
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Movies: How did they do that?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners study how coordinates in space are used to produce special effects in movies. They locate a point in space, and then use the distance and midpoint formulas to find points in space.
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Geometry: Mountain Rescue Mission

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders improve their skills using map coordinates by playing a mountain rescue game. In pairs, they roll dice to determine their moves up a mountain. The team that reaches the rescue site in the shortest distance on the grid...
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Match My Masterpiece

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders plot out points on grid paper which correspond with the ordered pairs they are given. If done correctly, the points form a word.
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The Capacity of Planets

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders change numbers written in standard form to scientific notation. In this scientific notation lesson, 10th graders use given diameters and distances from the sun for each planet in our solar system. After rewriting each of...
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Where Are We?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use Cartesian coordinates or degrees of latitude and longitude to locate important locations within their specific countries. They Use a grid to apply the concept of latitude and longitude, or positive and negative Cartesian...