Middle schoolers apply various methods for finding the volume and surface area of sphere. They compare and contrast results among these mathematical methods. They work in cooperative groups to discuss their results with one another.
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Pythagorean Theorem: Prove It (Part 2)
Do your geometry pupils complain they'll never use this stuff in real life? Prove them wrong with this straightforward lesson plan, in which they apply the Pythagorean theorem to real-world problems as well as mathematical problems. The...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two real-life situations...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed