# Pythagorean Theorem Teacher Resources

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#### Pythagorean Theorem: Not All Sides are Equal

You'll find fundamentals and advanced activities focused on the Pythagorean Theorem in this collection, which was designed for high schoolers but helpful for young geometrists of all ages!

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 3: Similarity

The concept of similarity is the focus of a module designed to boost eighth grader's math skills. Scholars examine the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity, dilations, and the Pythagorean Theorem. The module consists of 14 lessons and two...

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 4: Linear Equations

A 31-lesson unit boosts eighth-graders' math skills, specifically linear equations. By way of direct instruction, guided practice, collaborative learning opportunities, and independent practice, mathematicians write and solve linear...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...

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#### Common Core Math: 8th Grade

Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab.

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 7: Introduction to Irrational Numbers Using Geometry

Eighth-graders use knowledge of geometry to examine irrational numbers in a 25-part math module. Included are twenty-three lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as opportunities for collaborative...

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#### "Grade 8, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports"

Prepare eighth-graders for the Smarter Balanced Assessment with a small but powerful collection of three resources comprised of teacher and student-friendly slides that review key concepts in the eighth grade standards. Claim 2 focuses...

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#### Minute Physics: Intro to Special Relativity Course

Special relativity is a physical theory that explains the relationship between space and time. A collection of eight videos makes this complex—and at times confusing—concept a little easier to understand. Simple drawings illustrate each...

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 2: The Concept of Congruence

Eighth graders delve deep into the concept of congruence with a 16-lesson math module. Lessons plans offer guided practice, inquiry-based learning opportunities, and independent practice. A mid-module assessment gauges progress while an...

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#### Pythagorean Theorem

Crossing into the realm of geometry with this video, Sal introduces the Pythagorean Theorem to viewers. He uses several examples (and right triangles) to illustrate the uses and application of the Pythagorean Theorem.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem All

As the second in a series on the Pythagorean Theorem, this lecture delves into some more difficult problems. Primarily, it examines the process for finding the value of a hypotenuse. It is particularly helpful because the example problem...

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#### Pythagorean Theorem All

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#### The Pythagorean Theorem

What special relationship exists among the sides of a right triangle? Explore this relationship using a computer applet, cut-and-paste activity, and video tutorial to develop the Pythagorean Theorem and its significance to right triangles.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem Cutout Puzzle

If you'd like your lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem to be fun and engaging, check out a math puzzle activity for high schoolers. Your learners will enjoy this visual puzzle that shows how the Pythagorean Theorem works.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse

Challenge scholars to prove the Pythagorean Theorem geometrically by using a cut-and-paste activity. They then must solve for the missing sides of right triangles.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem

Reinforce the use of the Pythagorean theorem with this problem solving lesson. Middle schoolers use the Pythagorean theorem to solve word problems. They work in pairs to find the answers to the problems, and then explain how they got...

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#### Utility Workers: Working with the Pythagorean Theorem

Pairs use the Pythagorean Theorem to work a problem dealing with utility poles. They collaborate to determine where to attach a guide wire to a pole.

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#### Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem: Lesson

The Pythagorean Theorem works for something other than right triangles; show your class all it can do. Using information from the Pythagorean Theorem, the video shows how to determine whether a triangle is an acute or obtuse triangle....

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#### Applying the Pythagorean Theorem in a Mathematical Context

Participants who use this resource will apply the Pythagorean Theorem to show whether or not the shaded triangle inscribed in a rectangle is a right triangle. Once all of the sides on the shaded triangle are found, it is important that...

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#### Pythagorean Theorem

Most adults remember learning about the Pythagorean theorem, but they don't all remember how to use it. The emphasis here is on developing an intuitive understanding of how and when to use the theorem. Young mathematicians explore...

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#### Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

Use the given tasks and detailed teacher's commentary to introduce your 8th graders to the Pythagorean theorem and its converse. Embedded links to information about Egyptian geometry make your presentation interesting. Consider giving...

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#### Applying the Pythagorean Theorem to find Distances Between Cities

Students solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem. In this geometry lesson plan, students identify the Pythagorean Triple and use it to solve real life problems.

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#### Learning Unit: The Pythagorean Theorem

Middle and high schoolers research the life of Pythagoras and the Pythagorean theorem. They write a short biography of Pythagoras and learn to apply the theorem in their study of right triangles.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem by Graphic Manipulation

There are many different ways to show a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. Here is a nice hands-on paper cutting activity that shows a graphic representation. You can even challenge your young Pythagoreans to come up with their own...