Pythagoras Teacher Resources
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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 24 Views 37 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 9 Views 7 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 lesson 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
For 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 32 Views 234 Downloads
The Diagonal Of A Box
Learners 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 activity is asking students to give an explanation for how they solve a problem.
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems
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 hypotenuse.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 10 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 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 25 Views 252 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 lesson! 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 26 Views 277 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 34 Views 192 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