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Perpendicular Bisector

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Where should the statue be located? The resource explains how to use a compass and straight-edge to construct the perpendicular bisector of a line segment. Using an exam question, the narrator models how to solve an application problem...
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Bisect a Segment and Perpendicular Bisector Construction

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
As your geometry learners rotate through four stations exploring segment bisectors and perpendicular bisectors, they practice using the tools of geometry. A compass and straight edge, Geometers Sketch Pad, paddy paper, marker, string,...
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Constructions

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Pupils learn the steps for basic constructions using a straightedge, a compass, and a pencil. Pairs develop the skills to copy a segment and an angle, bisect a segment and an angle, and construct parallel and perpendicular lines.
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Construct a Perpendicular Bisector

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
How hard can it be to split something in half? Learners investigate how previously learned concepts from angle bisectors can be used to develop ways to construct perpendicular bisectors. The resource also covers constructing a...
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Cabri Jr. Perpendicular Bisector of a Chord

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners will construct the perpendicular bisector of a chord. They use Cabri Jr. to construct a circle and a perpendicular bisector of a chord. They then measure lengths of the chords and perpendicular bisectors. Learners use...
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Points on a Perpendicular Bisector

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the perpendicular bisector theorem.  In this perpendicular bisector theorem lesson, students use Cabri Jr. to construct a line segment and a perpendicular bisector.  Students develop the perpendicular...
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Perpendicular Bisector of a Line Segment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High Schoolers investigate the perpendicular bisector of a line segment. They use Cabri Jr. to construct the perpendicular bisector of a segment. The dynamics capabilities of Cabri Jr. allow your learners to observe the lengths of the...
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Characterize Points on a Perpendicular Bisector

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Learn transformations through constructions! Pupils use perpendicular bisectors to understand the movement of a reflection and rotation. They discover that the perpendicular bisector(s) determine the line of reflection and the center of...
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Congruence, Proof, and Constructions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
This amazingly extensive unit covers a wealth of geometric ground, ranging from constructions to angle properties, triangle theorems, rigid transformations, and fundamentals of formal proofs.  Each of the almost-forty lessons is broken...
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Back to the Basics: Constructions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Create a constructionist approach to constructions. The instructional activity introduces the concept and tools of constructions. Pupils use worksheets to find a method that will perform the given constructions. The teacher guides the...
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Perpendicular Bisectors: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Get right up and split it in half. Using a diagram, the video provides the definition of a perpendicular bisector. The portion in a playlist on basic geometry explains perpendicular bisector of a segment and of triangle sides properties.
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Perpendicular Bisector Theorem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers construct perpendicular bisectors using Cabri Jr. on their graphing calculator. They then construct conditional statements about perpendicular bisectors along with their converse, inverse, and contrapositive.
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Bisecting Angles and Line Segments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Divide figures in two using basic construction tools. A lesson introduces the steps to conduct two basic constructions. Using a straightedge and a compass, pupils bisect angles and create the perpendicular bisector of a line segment....
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Module 2: Congruence, Construction and Proof

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Construct yourself a winning geometry unit. A set of lessons introduces geometry scholars to constructions and proofs with compasses and straightedges. It also covers triangle congruence through transformations. This is the second of...
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Perpendicular Through a Point on a Line

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Use one construction to complete a second. The short video shows how to incorporate the steps of a perpendicular bisector to create a perpendicular to a point on a line. With their own straightedges and compasses, classmates then...
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Construct, Bisect, Duplicate: Geometry Practice with Compass and Straight Edge

For Students 9th - 12th
Geometers employ a straight edge and compass to duplicate and bisect segments and angles, construct perpendiculars, parallel lines, figures, and circles with points of concurrency. Ample practice with 65 questions across 8 worksheets. No...
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Name That Triangle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Given a line segment and its perpendicular bisector, pupils visualize a triangle with the endpoints and a point on the perpendicular as its vertices. Learners determine the type of triangle formed and provide a justification for the...
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Construct Bisectors: English Learners

For Students 6th - 7th
In this English Learners bisector worksheet, students review the terms bisect, bisector, and perpendicular bisector. Students then circle the illustrated picture that matches the statements about the terms bisected, bisector, and...
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Angle Constructions

For Students 6th
In this angle constructions learning exercise, 6th graders solve and complete 4 various types of problems. First, they construct a perpendicular bisector of two points. Then, students construct an angle bisector for the angle shown. In...
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Construction Circles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils investigate the number of points needed to determine a unique circle in a plane. Using Cabri Jr., they apply construction techniques to generate a circle that passes through a given number of points.
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Module 6: Congruence, Construction, and Proof

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Trace the links between a variety of math concepts in this far-reaching unit. Ideas that seem very different on the outset (like the distance formula and rigid transformations) come together in very natural and logical ways. This unit...
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Constructing a Perpendicular Bisector

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice constructing a perpendicular bisector. During a demonstration, they discover the meaning of bisector and perpendicular and answer questions why these steps shown are going to work. They use a compass and a...
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Reflections

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Facilitate creativity in your math class as individuals learn the definition of a geometric reflection and correctly construct a model, as well as its reflected image. They use a perpendicular bisector and circles to elaborate on...
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Bisectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate bisectors in a variety of settings.  In this bisectors in a variety of settings lesson, students construct a segment bisector.  High schoolers construct a triangle and bisect its' sides with a perpendicular...

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