Young scholars use the geosketch pad program to come up with a design given certain guidelines. They use lines, line segments, circles, rays, acute angles, obtuse angles, isosceles triangles, right triangles and scalene triangles.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles
Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Geometric Figures and Scale Drawings
Scale up your lessons on geometry and ask learners to investigate conditions on triangles, scale drawings, area and circumference of circles, and angle relationships. The resource includes activities and a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Interior Designers: Working with Right Triangles
Adding a career application, the resource explores the idea of making squares from the sides of a right triangle to show that the sums are equal. The question refers to designing a mural that leads the class into their own drawing of a...
7th - 8th 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
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,...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed