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Pythagoras Teacher Resources
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Investigate vectors and learn how to use them. Explore why size and direction, as well as knowing speed and distance, are important components of the vector problems you are trying to solve. This is an extensive lesson which includes six different activities, each with examples and problems to solve.
Middle and high schoolers investigate all the different places in math that square root is present. In this geometry lesson, pupils discuss square roots as it relates to a right triangle and construction. They go over altitude, rise, base, and parts of a right triangle to solve sing the Pythagorean Theorem.
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. Finally, small groups retell a fable, placing it in modern context. A fun lesson sure to get even your young boys engaged!
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson plan! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject. Next, they research print and Internet sources for evidence of the subject's heroic actions.