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#### Flipped Math: Geometry

Imagine taking a complete geometry course remotely! Eleven units make up the My Geometry course. Each unit follows the Flipped-Mastery cycle of learning, divided into two semesters. Pupils watch and take notes on a video that details the...

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#### Geometry Unit 6: Similar Figures

Similar figures are the topic of Geometry Unit 6. Each of the four resources in the unit module contains a video, teacher reference, practice packets, solutions, and corrective assignments. In the first lesson, pupils learn the...

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#### Balanced Assessment: Basic High School Packet

Seventeen short assessments are designed to test scholars’ knowledge of basic Algebra 1 concepts. Pupils determine the houses that are a given maximum distance from a school, complete charts to show equivalent scale factors, and...

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#### Geometry Definitions

Geometry is full of shapes, figures, and corresponding things here and there. The guide shares all of the key pieces of geometric information in a nicely color-coded and labeled sheet.

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#### Similar Triangles

Although a rather complicated topic, this video manages to clearly explain the concept of solving problems involving similar triangles. It employs problem solving to determine whether two figures are similar triangles. In addition, it...

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#### Similar Triangles (Part 2)

Building on concepts in the first part of the series on similar triangles, installment number two explores how to find the values for given angles in a triangle. These problems are solved by using algebra and ratios. A step-by-step...

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#### Identifying Similar Triangles

Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...

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#### Unit 6 Review: Similar Figures

After a short review of the material from the Similar Figures Unit, pupils work through 18 problems to further practice the skills from the unit. Scholars apply those skills in the application problems at the end of the review.

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#### Similar Figures

Use some similar problems to find side lengths. Pupils learn the definition of similar figures and how it relates to corresponding angles and sides. Using the definition, individuals calculate the lengths of missing sides and practice...

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#### Choosing the Best Cylinders

Don't be fooled: the taller glass doesn't always hold the most. Given the dimensions of different cylindrical containers for beverages and popcorn, pupils calculate the volumes. They see how changing the dimensions affects the volume and...

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#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...

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#### Green Acres is the Place to Be!

Nurture a love of math and farming at the same time. Pupils apply geometry concepts, such as surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes and similarity ratios, to farming contexts. They consider the dimensions of bales of hay,...

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#### How Tall is the Tree?

Pairs or small groups work together to determine the height of a tree using similar triangles. Learners make a judgement which direction to let a tree fall to avoid hitting any structures. They then write letters to the principal...

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#### 2 and 3 Dimensional Shapes

Take a similar approach to three dimensions. Pupils develop the relationship between areas of similar objects and see how they relate to the ratio of the sides. Building upon area formulas, small groups put together volume formulas for...

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#### Next Top Model

Create a world of similar models. The geometry and measurement unit uses real-world scenarios to create models of familiar buildings and rooms. Scholars work with blueprints and scale models to compare areas and volumes between the...

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#### Catch Me If You Can!

Crime doesn't pay, but everyone can learn from it. Learners consider different situations involving mischief at a school, such as stink bombs and rockets, and analyze them using mathematics. They must apply trigonometry, quadratic...

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#### Grades 7-8 Solving Equations

Create a similar blueprint. The differentiated lesson has pupils work in teams to create a brochure, scale model, or blueprint of a selected house with some minor changes. Once finished, team members present their final projects to the...

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#### Proportional Representation

Sometimes the solution is all a matter of perspective. The short assessment task presents a problem to pupils that requires them to make sense of a diagram. Once learners see two similar triangles, the rest of the solution is solving a...

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#### Similar Shapes

Similar shapes are all about the scale. Given seven problems, pupils use scale factors to determine measurements within similar shapes. While solving the problem, scholars also determine whether two figures are similar and use area and...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target G

Transform the thinking of transformations with six sample items that illustrate the first four standards in the eighth grade geometry domain. Items use the coordinate plane to transform figures and analyze the relationship of the figures...

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#### Human Tree: Dilations

Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...

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#### Similar Shape Volumes

More power to you if you can calculate volumes. Viewers of an informative YouTube video learn about the volumes of similar three-dimensional figures. They see how figures with sides that have a scale factor of n have volumes with a scale...

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#### Similar Shapes Areas

Just how similar are the areas of similar figures? An educational YouTube video describes how to determine the areas of similar figures. Given the area of one figure and the measurements of corresponding sides of each figure, viewers see...

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#### Similar Shapes Sides

Scale up a lesson on similarity. Young mathematicians watch a video that investigates the sides of similar figures. They see how to calculate missing sides from the given measures using scale factors.