Discovering Math: Concepts in Geometry
Middle and high schoolers explore the concept of proving the Pythagorean Theorem. They research proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils create posters of proofs, and research Greek mathematicians.
8th - 12th Math 45 Views 143 Downloads
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...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review The Power of Algebra—Finding Pythagorean Triples
The Pythagorean Theorem makes an appearance yet again in this instructional activity on polynomial identities. Learners prove a method for finding Pythagorean triples by applying the difference of squares identity.
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing the Ratio Method with the Parallel Method
Can you prove it? Lead your class through the development of the Side Splitter Theorem through proofs. Individuals connect the ratio and parallel method of dilation through an exploration of two proofs. After completing the proofs,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Is Math Discovered or Invented?
Did mankind invent mathematical concepts, or is math the native language of the universe itself? Discover the beliefs of famous philosophers such as Plato and Euclid with regard to the place of numbers in nature, and take a brief look at...
5 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable