In this geometry learning exercise, learners use protractors and rulers to draw 6 lines, rays, and triangles using the given measurements. They follow directions as to which lines bisects angles and other lines.
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Bisect a Segment and Perpendicular Bisector Construction
As your geometry learners rotate through four stations exploring segment bisectors and perpendicular bisectors, they practice using the tools of geometry. A compass and straight edge, Geometers Sketch Pad, paddy paper, marker, string,...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Constructing a square inscribed in a circle
Here is an activity that focuses on the actual construction of the square inscribed in a circle. The lesson allows for the use of dot paper or graph paper with straight edges and protractors, or dynamic geometry software programs. After...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Construct an Equilateral Triangle (part 1)
Drawing circles isn't the only thing compasses are good for. In this first installment of a 36-part series, high schoolers learn how to draw equilateral triangles by investigating real-world situations, such as finding the location of a...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 6: Congruence, Construction, and Proof
Trace the links between a variety of math concepts in this far-reaching unit. Ideas that seem very different on the outset (like the distance formula and rigid transformations) come together in very natural and logical ways. This unit...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Plotting Pairs of Coordinate Points in all Four Quadrants to Construct Lines
Here is a lesson on coordinates that has pupils view three Cyberchase video clips illustrating the definition of "point" and "line." Along the way, learners will discuss what characters from the videos do, and where problems lie in their...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable