Construction of a Rhombus and Investigating its Properties
Young scholars create a rhombus using Cabri Jr. software. For this rhombus lesson, students follow step by step instructions and screenshots to create a rhombus and measure its angles. They compare the results to those of other parallelograms.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Investigating Properties of Parallelograms
Given different parallelograms, geometers make conjectures about their properties. They then work in small groups to prove (or disprove) their conjectures. The activity provides many opportunities for making conjectures and critiquing...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Balancing Act: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Wow! Put on that thinking cap and solve multi-step equations. To solve equations, learners review the use of the distributive property and combining like terms. This three-day lesson comes with about 20 pages of worksheets, warm-ups,...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving the Unknown with Algebra: Lesson 3: Functions and Formulas/Square Roots
This lesson has a number of fun worksheets for a pre-algebra or beginning algebra class. The main emphasis of this lesson is functions, formulas, and looking at square roots. It is the third lesson in a series on solving for unknowns,...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ridin' Along In My Automobile
Will you make a profit? Young learners try to answer the question, "If you buy a car now, can you sell it later and make your money back?" They peruse car magazines and create a chart (sample chart is included) that includes the year and...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Designed