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Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

For Students 8th Standards
Prepare eighth graders for high school math and science classes with a collection of 10 lessons that help tweens make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to applying it in more complex situations. These Common Core-aligned...
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Exploring Space Through Math: Algebra II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The three lessons in the Algebra II series Exploring Space Through Math expand learners’ knowledge of algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning and encourage them to connect algebra and geometry. Activities include calculating the number...
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Pythagorean Theorem Cutout Puzzle

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
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

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
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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Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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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Getting it Right! An Investigation of the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In order to learn about the Pythagorean Theorem, young mathematicians investigate relations and patterns between different sides of a right triangle to look for possible relations among the squared sides. Once they have established the...
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Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young mathematicians join the ancient order of the Pythagoreans by completing an assessment task that asks them to find the area of tilted squares on dot paper. They then look at patterns in the squares to develop the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Learning Unit: The Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Lesson Plan: Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young geometers use technology (Geometer’s Sketchpad) to explore the Pythagorean Theorem and analyze different proofs. Students work in small groups to gain insight into the relationships of the sides of right triangles by constructing...
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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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The Pythagorean Theorem Lesson 2

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners discuss and review examples of the Pythagorean Theorem using a GSP, Geometer's Sketchpad, activity.
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Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th Standards
Investigate the meaning of the Pythagorean Theorem through modeling. After comparing the area of the square of each side, individuals cut triangles and squares to facilitate the comparison.
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Proofs Of The Pythagorean Theorem?

For Students 8th Standards
Even U.S. President James Garfield had his own proof of the Pythagorean Theorem! Pupils consider three different attempts at a geometric proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. They then select the best proof and write paragraphs detailing...
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Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this measurement lesson, learners examine the Pythagorean Theorem, perimeter, and areas of right triangles. They record their measurements and research their findings on a grid.
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Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
For this roots and the Pythagorean Theorem worksheet, learners solve 15 different types of problems related to square roots and applying the Pythagorean Theorem. They first determine the square root of each number and then, the cube...
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Exploring Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Pythagorean Theorem. They use Geometer's Sketchpad and explore features of various figures. Students use the software to build a figure using the given measurements.
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The Pythagorean Puzzle

For Teachers K - 12th
An engaging hands-on activity is presented. Learners of all ages are addressed in thie unique plan. K-5 learners identify, name, and define a rectangle, square, triangle, and the concept of area. Older learners prove the Pythagorean...
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The Pythagorean Theorem in Crime Scene Investigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's a Pythagorean who-dun-it. Pupils apply the Pythagorean Theorem in several different real-world scenarios involving right triangles. By solving each task, they find the thief who was responsible for a museum heist.
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The Pythagorean Theorem and Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through the examination of the relationship between the lengths of the sides of a triangles learners will learn the classification of triangles (acute, right, or obtuse).
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Pythagorean Explorer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Make sure the measurement is right. The interactive provides right triangles with a missing side measurement. Pupils use the given sides and the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of the missing side. After entering the length,...
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Getting It Right! An Investigation of the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners construct a variety of right triangles using a right-angled set square, cutting corners from pieces of paper or cardboard, and using dynamic geometry software. They measure the sides of these various right triangles and record...
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Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse

For Students 8th - 10th
To be a right triangle, or not to be — that is the question. Scholars drag line segments in an Internet application to see if they form right triangles. Once they get the results of the activity, they connect them to the converse of the...