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#### Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use formulas to solve Pythagorean Theorem problems. They explore the hypotenuse, adjacent angles and legs of a triangle. Given any two integers in a problem, 8th graders identify and complete Pythagorean triples.
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#### Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the Pythagorean theorem. They use three different activities that give students the opportuntiy to observe triangles, and use the Pythagorean theorem and practice different ways of determining areas of...
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#### Investigating the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students problem solve a series of problems based on the Pythagorean Theorem. They apply the theorem to a number of scenarios.
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#### Geometry In the Yard

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students are responsible for creating a border around a triangular garden spot, of which they know the measurements for two sides. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the third side and complete the garden.
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#### Right Triangle Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars study the basic principles of right triangle geometry needed to solve for unknown values of a right triangle. They apply and master the principles of right triangle geometry by solving problems.
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#### Pythagorean Theorem and Special Right Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners review the Pythagorean Theorem and apply it to word problems involving special right triangles.
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#### Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers All
Students explore how the Pythagorean Theorem works and how to apply it.
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#### Homer/Scarecrow Worksheet

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this Pre-calculus worksheet, students consider a scenes from The Wizard of Oz and The Simpsons refering to the Pythagorean Theorem. Students analyze the statement for errors and write about another mathematical formula that they know....
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#### Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students solve right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem.  In this solving right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem lesson, students find the missing side of a right triangle.  Students find the hypotenuse given two legs of a...
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#### The Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the concept of the Pythagorean Theorem.  In this Pythagorean Theorem lesson plan, students discuss how the Pythagorean Theorem is used in their lives.  Students imagine building a lean-to that is 3 ft. high and 4 ft....
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#### Play Ball

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars calculate baseball statistics and ball field dimensions. In this Pythagorean Theorem, percentages and metric conversion lesson, students are given formulas to find earned run and batting averages for White Sox baseball...
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#### Physics Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, high schoolers identify and locate vocabulary terms related to high school physics motion, including projectile motion. There are 46 words located in the puzzle.
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#### Exploring Altitudes in Math

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students draw and calculate altitudes. They draw the altitude of acute, right and obtuse triangles and calculate the altitude of a triangle using the Pythagorean theorem.
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#### Investigating Triangles 1

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students independently investigate the Pythagorean Theorem. They are given a set of triangles that involve whole number Pythagorean Triples. The main focus of the lesson is exploration rather than discovering the Pythagorean Theorem.
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#### Circles

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils review the definition of a circle and the general formula for a circle to specific problems. They also write the equation for a circle given the center and radius of the circle. Students then define a circle using either the...
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#### Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the concept of the Pythagorean Theorem for geometry by using word problems. The challenge is for them to translate the words into the right measurements for a triangle looking for the longest side known as the...
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#### The Diagonal Of A Box

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students solve problems using the pythagorean theorem. They use critical thinking skills in order to use a systematic process to solve the problem. Upon solving each problem the uniqueness of the lesson is asking students to give an...
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#### Tangram Perimeters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work together to make figures out of tangram squares. In groups, they calculate the measurements they need and apply the Pythagorean Theorem. They complete a worksheet solving equations using the theorem and review their answers.
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#### 2 x 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work together to grid a 2 x 2 meter unit using the formula for the Pythagorean Theorem. After creating the grid, they identify the location of artifacts and create a map of their location. They develop a graph and table of their...
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#### Mathematical Proofs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the nature of mathematical proofs and mathematical inquiry. They complete the activity "Using the Pythagorean Theorem". They read selected articles and participate in class discussions.
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#### The Shortest Distance

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, working on their GED, examine the steps used to resolve the unknown sides of a right triangle. They express the square root function as an exponential function and derive the distance formula using principles of geometry.
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#### PD-ROM 2.2: Our Quad Needs Sod (Ms. Ana England)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use formulas for common geometric shapes in order to solve a real-life, multi-step problem. They calculate material cost based on price/sq. unit.
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#### Using the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-world problems. They draw diagrams based on written descriptions to calculate the examples.
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#### Pythagorean Theorem Proof

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the Pythagorean Theorem. Then they type up a formal paragraph proof of a proof of their choice.