Geometry for the High School Classroom

This Geometry for the High School Classroom unit also includes:

What does it mean for apples to have chirality? This and other explorations in geometry, such as tiling the plane, boxing a tetrahedron, and investigating Euclid's Characteristic, are included in this resource on Euclidean geometry. While the resource is intended for teachers attending the TEXTEAM Institute, it contains many different activities to conduct in the classroom.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use parts of the resource, such as "The Apple of Our Eye" activity that requires a knife, as demonstrations rather than as hands-on activities
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires many different materials
  • Aligned only to TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills); no other alignment are given, so be sure to check local and state standards

  • Engaging, hands-on activities that even high school students can enjoy
  • Each activity contains notes on thr type of learning styles for which the activity is best suited

  • All activities are in one PDF document with no table of contents
  • Does not include student-facing materials