Pythagoras Teacher Resources
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Learners classify triangles and make connections regarding angle measurements and attributes of acute, right, and obtuse triangles. They listen to teacher define and explain triangles. Everyone imagines a place where a broken wing for a spaceship needs to be built and pupils make decisions about which type of triangles will fix the wing.
4th - 8th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
New Review Are You Pulling My Trig?
Build on students' knowledge about triangles with this introductory lesson on trigonometric ratios. After first exploring key terms in a scavenger hunt activity, students solve a series of guided and independent practice problems dealing with the sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Investigating the Idea of Sin
Fifth graders use sin to solve problems involving right-angled triangles, Solve equations of the form sin(++) = a, for a between -180++ and 360++. They State and graph the value of sin(++) in special cases. They describe some of the ways in which the sine, cosine and tangent functions are related.
5th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Unit 9 Trigonometry
In this trigonometry learning exercise, students find the lengths of triangles. They construct triangles and spirals. Students complete indirect measurement problems. They find the distance between objects and determine the volume of rectangular prisms.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 49 Downloads
Calculating the Hypotenuse
For this triangles worksheet, students use Pythagoras' theorem to find the hypotenuse of a triangle. Students solve 20 problems and also calculate the length of the diagonals in rectangles. This page is intended for online use but may be completed on paper.
6th - 7th Math 4 Views 5 Downloads
Learners listen to a short lecture about Pythagoras-who he was, his contributions, where he was from, and a timeline involving him. They have the option of doing some research about Greek mathematicians on their own and summarize their findings or doing the Web quest on Great Mathematicians.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Pythagoras in DC
Students practice using the Pythagorean Theorem. For this Pythagorean Theorem lesson, students utilize diagrams, measurement and illustrations to find the missing length a of triangle. Students use real world examples such as the Federal Triangle to practice.
6th - 7th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Glory That Was Greece
Today we are going Greek! Provide the class with a clear and well-organized overview of all things pertaining to ancient Greece. From early Greeks and Homer, to the Persian Wars and great philosophers, this slide show has it all. Review questions are provided at the end of each major section.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 58 Views 233 Downloads
Magic Squares, Simultaneous Equations, Hill Walking, and Diophantine Equations
In this solving equations instructional activity, 9th graders solve and complete 21 various types of problems. First, they use the method shown to find the value of xin each equation. Then, students use an algebraic approach to solve the magic squares illustrated.
9th Math 8 Views 79 Downloads
Young writers design and publish a newsletter with articles that demonstrate knowledge of mathematical concepts. They explain mathematical procedures and basic operations in a news article format. Next, they compile several articles to make a newsletter.
8th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 53 Downloads
Great Greeks With Animoto
Sixth graders are paired up, and are assigned a famous person from ancient Greece. They utilize the program Animoto in order to create a presentation on their famous person from the past. Pericles, Homer, Socrates, and Artistotle are a few of the many people who are assigned.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 4 Downloads
Pythagorean Theorem: Prove It
Middle schoolers are introduced to the Pythagroean theorem. They construct right triangles on graph paper and draw squares on each side of the triangle. The attributes of a right triangle should become clear to pupils as a result of engaging with this fine resource.
7th - 8th Math 28 Views 40 Downloads
Those Fabulous Fables
A video leads off this activity on fables, introducing the class to this important form of traditional storytelling. The group defines fable and hears an explanation of the origin of this type of folk tale. They summarize the story they watch, state the moral, and relate the moral to their own experiences.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 39 Views 422 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tilted Squares and Right Triangles
Students investigate squares. They generate patterns from structured situations and find a rule for the general term and express it using words and symbols. Students generate patterns from a rule and substitute values and formulas.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Constructions and Angles
In this triangle constructing and classifying worksheet, students read through a tutorial on triangles and angles. Then, students complete 17 exercises in which they answer questions about angles and triangles. By clicking on the "Check" box by each question, students can determine whether or not their answer was correct.
6th - 10th Math 23 Views 36 Downloads