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Accelerated Geometry Review Sheet

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Your geometry learners use their knowledge of various geometric concepts to write proofs. Starting with givens containing parallel line segments with transversals and triangles and quadrilaterals, and the mid-point and distance formulas;...
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Similarity and Right Triangle Trigonometry

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Starting with similar triangles and dilation factors, this unit quickly and thoroughly progresses into the world of right triangle features and trigonometric relationships. Presented in easy-to-attack modules with copious application...
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Geometric Figures

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Logical thinking is at the forefront of this jam-packed lesson, with young mathematicians not only investigating geometric concepts but also how they "know what they know". Through each activity and worksheet, learners wrestle with...
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Reflections and Equilateral Triangles II

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Given the lines of symmetry in an equilateral triangle, your learners find where the pre-image vertices are mapped onto the new image. They explore the properties of equilateral triangles, the impact of reflections, and the idea that the...
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Reflections and Equilateral Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Your learners collaboratively find the lines of symmetry in an equilateral triangle using rigid transformations and symmetry. Through congruence proofs they show that they understand congruence in terms of rigid motions as they prove...
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Tangent Lines and the Radius of a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your Geometry learners will collaboratively prove that the tangent line of a circle is perpendicular to the radius of the circle. A deliberately sparse introduction allows for a variety of approaches to find a solution. 
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Vertical Angles Proof Samples

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This visual, manipulative-based format for teaching geometric proofs nicely scafolds learners' development of mathematical reasoning and proof skills. This sample represents a proof of the congruence of vertical angles in four formats;...
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Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
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Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific lesson, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of...
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Is This a Rectangle?

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How do you show that something is a rectangle? This activity starts with four coordinate points and asks young geometers to explain whether they create a rectangle. Knowledge from both geometry and algebra come into play here, as well...
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Sailing with Congruency

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geometers will have fun with this real-world application of a geometry theorem. Working in groups, they explore the design of sailboats and must come up with a convincing argument about how the manufacturer can save time and money....
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Points equidistant from two points in the plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geometers apply their deductive reasoning skills and knowledge of proving triangles congruent in a task that asks them to prove if a point lies on the perpendicular bisector of a segment, then it is equidistant from the endpoints...
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Meet Me at the Corner

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Geometers use their knowledge of vertical, alternate interior, and corresponding angles in a real-world activity. Engineers plan to install guard rails at dangerous intersections of a city and need to know the angle at which to construct...
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The Parallelogram Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use your pupils' sense of curiosity to explore the Parallelogram Law. Here is an activity that outlines a complete lesson from beginning to end, allowing pupils to follow a conjecture through to the proof stage.
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Health Science: Back to Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
This lesson focuses on unit conversion, proportions, ratios, exponents, and the metric system. Discuss measurement with your math class and demonstrate how to solve several health-science word problems. Give learners a chance to visit an...
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Nested Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Nested triangles have been created so that they share a common vertex and vertex angle. Learners drag the endpoints of the side that is opposite the common angle to discover the conditions that make the nested triangles similar. When...
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Alternate Interior Angles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Label angles of parallel lines to analyze the angles created by a transversal and two parallel lines. They graph their lines and observe the similarity and difference in the angles.
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Creating Parallel Lines and Transversals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class create parallel lines. High schoolers will learn how to identify the different angles created by a parallel line cut by a transversal. Then, they identify and name similar and different angles.
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Vertical Angle Proofs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using inductive and deductive reasoning, geometers prove vertical angles are congruent.  They use patty paper to construct and measure vertical angles.  Then they prove corresponding angles are congruent and consider other conjectures. 
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Betweenness and the Sum of Parts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers differentiate lines and angles using betweenness in this geometry lesson. They differentiate angles and lines using Cabri Jr. and analyze the data and make conjecture.
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Proving Angles Congruent and Developing Proofs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students explore the concept of angles.  In this angles lesson, students determine the relationships of vertical, complementary, supplementary, and adjacent angles.  Students construct proofs using their Ti-Nspire about vertical angles...
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Shortest Distance Between Points and Lines

For Teachers 10th Standards
Learners use technology to determine the shortest between two points in a plane. They are required to support their analytic explanations with visual illustrations.
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Angles and Transversals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore the concept of angles and transversals. They construct parallel and non-parallel lines cut by a transversal using Cabri Jr. Learners then determine which angles are congruent and the relationship of angles when two lines...
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Angles Formed By Parallel Lines

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young scholars explore the concept of angles formed by parallel lines.They graph two parallel lines cut by a transversal, then measure the angles formed by the transversal and record the data in a table. Learners make conjectures about...