We found 122 resources with the concept altitude
Pythagoras Rectangles and Isosceles TrianglesLesson Planet
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When does the Pythagorean Theorem come in handy? An intriguing video uses the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems other than simply finding the length of a side of a right triangle. Pupils find the diagonal of a rectangle and the...
Altitudes: ExamplesLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Find the location of altitudes—from any elevation! The video presents the definition of an altitude of a triangle. By drawing examples, the segment of a larger geometry playlist highlights the location of altitudes of various triangle...
Inscribed Similar Triangles: LessonLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Create similar triangles with a little altitude. A section of an extensive playlist on basic geometry discusses how an altitude of a right triangle creates similar triangles. Using the theorem, the presentation finds unknown side...
Determination of the Optimal PointLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Meet at the Fermat-Torricelli point. Individuals determine the optimal location of a facility given criteria. This means they must consider points of concurrency in a triangle, including the centroid, the incenter, the circumcenter, the...
Altitude to the HypotenuseLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Gain some altitude with the geometric mean. Pupils discover the relationship between the three triangles formed by drawing the altitude to the hypotenuse in a right triangle. The lesson introduces the geometric mean and provides problems...
What is Up Th-air? — AtmosphereLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
Air, air, everywhere, but what's in it, and what makes Earth's air so unique and special? Journey through the layers above us to uncover our atmosphere's composition and how it works to make life possible below. Pupils conduct research...
The Area of All Triangles Using Height and BaseEngageNY
6th CCSS: Designed
Drop in the altitude is all that is needed. Pupils explore finding areas of different types of triangles. Learners realize the formula for finding their area is the same and explore the location of altitudes in triangles to finish the...
I’ve Got the POWER Wind Energy Potential at Your SchoolLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 20th lesson in a 21-part series connects the wind data and expectations of a turbine to whether such devices should be built in your area. Scholars begin with estimating the wind potential at school by using long-term climate data...
Why is Mount Everest so Tall?Lesson Planet
5 mins 2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Many years ago, when the Indian plate collided into the Eurasian plate, the highest mountain on Earth was formed. But what gives Mount Everest its shape? Watch an informative video to learn what factors make the prominent peak so tall.
SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 4 Part 2Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
Problems 7-11, which involve both geometry and algebra problems, allow students to practice transitioning between skills. Sal takes time to explain the process of each problem so that students will understand the test strategies as well...
SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 1Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th
Reasoning through the methodology of a new set of problems from page 679 of The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal shows students how to find the ins and outs of increasingly difficult math problems. He advises them to thoroughly think over...
Temperature and the Earth's AtmosphereLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Earth science super stars visit the National Earth Science Teachers Association's interactive website to glean information on the layers of the atmosphere. Data tables are provided for them to record what is collected. This assignment...