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Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem Using Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers construct a triangle using Cabri Jr. They construct squares on each of the legs and hypotenuse of the triangle. Pupils show that the area of the squares on the leg equal the area of the square on the hypotenuse.
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Dilations in the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tenth graders investigate dilations and explore the dilation transformation before investigating the properties of a dilation using Cabri Jr. Students extend the concept of dilatation to the coordinate plane.
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Hexagon Inscribed Within a Circle

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Mark off the length of the radius around the circle. Using a compass, the presenter shows how to construct a regular hexagon in a circle. Pupils see how triangles formed in the hexagon are equilateral, allowing for the construction to...
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Constructing Equilateral Triangles and 60 Degree Angles

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Creating a 60-degree angle also creates an equilateral triangle. By watching the video, individuals learn the steps required to construct a 60-degree angle. The presentation shows that the process is the same for constructing an...
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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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Regular and Irregular Polygons: Polygon States

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Colorado would probably object if Wyoming enlarged its borders. Scholars use an interactive map to change the borders of U.S. states to see how angles change. They then answer questions about regular and irregular polygons.
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Congruence, Construction and Proof

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Learn about constructing figures, proofs, and transformations. The seventh unit in a course of nine makes the connections between geometric constructions, congruence, and proofs. Scholars learn to construct special quadrilaterals,...
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Circular Reasoning

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the origin and application of pi in five different levels. The five lessons in the resource begin with an analysis of the relationship between the radius and circumference of a circle. The following lessons lead learners through...
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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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Analytic Geometry Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you looking for a comprehensive review that addresses the Common Core standards for geometry? This is it! Instruction and practice problems built specifically for standards are included. The material includes geometry topics from...
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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 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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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 instructional activity, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch...
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Inscribing a Square in a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Inscribing a square in a circle brings up a number of interesting geometry topics including triangle congruence and how to prove a quadrilateral is a square. This activity is followed up by finding the area of the square and determining...
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Inscribing a Hexagon in a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
This activity is a follow-on activity to inscribing a square in a circle. The overall problem is more complex. It deals with geometric constructions, properties of triangles, and regular hexagons. The final part of the activity finds the...
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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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Properties of Special Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your mathematicians how to identify the properties of quadrilaterals. For this geometry lesson, students solve for missing angles and sides of a special quadrilateral. They use the TI to move the sides around and create different...
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Creating a Cyclic Quadrilateral

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Identify and make conjecture about properties of cyclic quadrilaterals. Learners use the TI Navigator to create different shapes and draw conclusions.
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Investigating Segments in a Quadrilateral

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the properties of the shape formed by connecting the midpoints of adjacent sides of a quadrilateral. In this properties of the shape formed by connecting the midpoints of adjacent sides of a quadrilateral lesson, students use...
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Reflecting a Triangle in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore geometric concepts using technology. They manipulate the TI to find important math topics. This activity requires a TI-84 or higher.
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Constructing Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers investigate quadrilateral construction in this geometry instructional activity. They use Cabri Jr. to construct the different quadrilaterals from the quadrilateral hierarchy given minimal definitions. The instructional...
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REAL LIFE REAL WORLD Activity - Surveyor

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate surveying in this secondary mathematics lesson. They will explore a real world application of geometry and trigonometry as they create a plot plan using a geometry utility and calculate the area of the land parcel.