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Using Measurement To Discover The Pythagorean Theorem
Students investigate the concept of the Pythagorean Theorem and use measurement with right triangles to investigate the use of the formula. They practice using the theorem and then convert the measurements from the standard to the metric system.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Early Greek Science and Philosophy
There are fundamental principles that nearly everybody knows about. Define the principles of Golden Mean, Fibonacci Numbers, creativity, and matter in terms of their Greek origins. Presented here are brief histories, philosophies, and teachings of some of Greece's greatest thinkers.
10th - 12th Math 8 Views 6 Downloads
Mathematics Lesson for Grade 10
There are four main topics in this bundle of lesson plans. They don't need to be taught sequentially. Each instructional activity has three parts: a starter, a main activity, and something to help consolidate and provide reflection on concepts learned.
10th Math 12 Views 169 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Pythagorean Theorem
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 and measuring a variety of right triangles, using GSP to prove the theorem, and solving a number of different problems.
7th - 9th Math 4 Views 76 Downloads
Number Sense and Numeration: Square Roots
In this square roots worksheet, 8th graders solve 14 different types of problems to include determining the square root of a number of problems, determining the area of a rectangle and the length of a side of a square with the same rectangle.
8th Math 30 Views 232 Downloads
What's Your Average? What Do You Mean? I'm More Than Just Average
Upper grade and middle schoolers collect data, analyze and interpret the data. This three-part lesson plan should provide learners with a firm understanding about the differences between mean, median, and mode and how to perform the calculations necessary to come up with each.
5th - 7th Math 24 Views 251 Downloads
Pythagorean Theorem by Graphic Manipulation
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 alternative representation.
7th - 9th Math 10 Views 46 Downloads
Babylonian Mathematics I
Learners examine a Babylonian clay tablet and the mathematics found on it as a catalyst to investigate a variety of mathematical ideas. They work with prime numbers, classify numbers as whole, integer, rational, or irrational and use Heron's method to calculate square roots.
8th - 10th Math 7 Views 16 Downloads
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting instructional activity! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject.
5th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 275 Downloads
Bring Geometry to Life
Students explore properties of triangles. In the geometry lesson, students construct the centroid, circumcenter, and the orthocenter of a triangle. The dynamic nature of Geometer’s Sketchpad allows students to discover important properties regarding Euler’s line.
9th - 12th Math 11 Views 124 Downloads
Characters On Parade - The Triumphs of Love, Chastity, and Death and The Triumphs of Fame, Time, and Divinity
Kindergartners examine pieces of artwork and make masks to wear in a classroom parade. They examine images of The Triumphs of Love, Chastity, and Death, and The Triumphs of Fame, Time, and Divinity. After looking at the characters that are depicted in the images, they create masks to be worn in a parade.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
Read and Infer: Emerson's "Self-Reliance"
The complete text of Ralph Waldo Emerson's manifesto "Self-Reliance" is accompanied by 9 excellent reflection questions. Encourage quadrant D-level thinking by challenging readers to infer, evaluate, and synthesize meaning from the text, and integrate it with the work of Henry David Thoreau.
10th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 191 Downloads
The History of Mathematics
Research the interrelationship between math and science. Search the Internet to discover the history of several branches of mathematics and make text-to-world connections between the concepts covered in each branch with related scientific fields.
5th - 7th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 71 Downloads
Understanding the Pythagorean Theorem
Who is Pythagoras and what is the Pythagorean Theorem? Ben knows and he's made a video all about it! The Pythagorean Theorem is defined, the procedure is demonstrated, and an example is provided. Ben also mentions how the theorem is used in architecture and engineering.
2 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends itself to the interpretations of the viewer - just as the finest art tends to do.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 108 Downloads
Construction of the "Lute of Pythagoras"
High schoolers explore the concept of the Lute of Pythagoras. For this Lute of Pythagoras lesson, students construct the Lute of Pythagoras on their Ti-Nspire. High schoolers use circles, segments, lines, points, and regular polygons to construct the Lute of Pythagoras.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads