How tall is the school's flagpole?
Students find measurements of objects that are normally hard to measure in conventional ways. They apply math concepts concerning similar triangles and trigonometric functions to real life situations. They perform their tasks in groups of three.
9th - 12th Math 13 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Radian Measure by Dividing Arc Length by Radius
In an approach that meshes higher-level thinking with approachable methods, this presentation walks that fine line between mathematical rigor and applications with skill. Not only are the specific steps for finding the radian measure of...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Measure Angles in Standard Position Using the Coordinate Plane
The mechanics of measuring angles is a skill that is often taken for granted in an upper-level math class. This clear and detailed video presentation bridges the gap between identifying angles in geometry, and using their unit-circle...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed