Go the Distance
Students work together to build lego cars. They make predictions about how fast they believe the cars will go. They record their observations and discuss their results.
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New Review Connecting Algebra and Geometry
Connect algebra and geometry on the coordinate plane. The eighth unit in a nine-part integrated course has pupils develop the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem. Scholars prove geometric theorems using coordinates including...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 7: Connecting Algebra and Geometry
The coordinate plane links key geometry and algebra concepts in this approachable but rigorous unit. The class starts by developing the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, then moves to applications of slope. Activities...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Resolving 3-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Route—Problem Set C
Keep the planes from crashing. Pupils work with three airplanes and change their flight paths to keep them at a safe distance from each other. Individuals work through three problems in the third interactive in a set of six with...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Distance Between Two Rational Numbers
There has to be a better way than counting. Pupils find the distance on a number line between rational numbers by counting. Through a discussion, the class sees the connection between absolute value and the distance between two points....
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Distance Between Two Points
How does the Pythagorean Theorem become the distance formula? The video instructor begins by explaining the application of the distance formula. She then shows graphically how the distance formula is just an extension of the Pythagorean...
7 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable