Investigating Scale Factors with the Geometer's Sketchpad

Young scholars use Geometer's Sketchpad to examine the scale factor when in is applied to the length of a figure's sides. They look at how the scale factor affects the side lengths, perimeter, and area of the figure that result. They work with triangles, polygons, and rectangles.

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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Technology
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