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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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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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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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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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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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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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Back to the Basics: Constructions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Create a constructionist approach to constructions. The 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 groups and...
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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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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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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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Geometry: Constructions Tutor

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
You can replace your paper, compass, and straight-edged constructions with a single app. Young geometers not only do constructions with this application, they can also watch an animated demonstration, and then test their understanding.   
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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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Points on a Perpendicular Bisector

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the perpendicular bisector theorem.  For 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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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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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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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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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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The Center of a Circle

For Students 10th
In this center of the circle worksheet, 10th graders solve 5 different center of the circle measurements. First, they draw a circle and add two points on it. From there, students construct a line segment and a midpoint on the line...
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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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Triangles

For Students 10th
In this triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve 3 extensive informal geometry problems that involve triangles. First, they sketch a triangle, selecting 3 of the sides and constructing 3 midpoints. Students then draw each of 3 medians by...
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Exploring the Circumcenter of a Triangle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students construct the circumcenter of a triangle. In this constructing the circumcenter of a triangle lesson plan, students construct a triangle using Cabri Jr. Students draw perpendicular bisectors of the sides of the triangle....

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