Investigating the Pythagorean Theorem
Students problem solve a series of problems based on the Pythagorean Theorem. They apply the theorem to a number of scenarios.
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New Review The Pythagorean Relationship
Add up areas of squares to discover the pythagorean relationship. Small groups create right triangles with squares along each side. They calculate the areas of each square and notice the relationship. Groups construct other types of...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Distance Formula with the TI- Navigator
Students explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson, students investigate the relationship between movement on the coordinate lane and cardinal directions. Students explore the distance formula in terms of the Pythagorean...
9th - 12th Math
Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem Using Transformations
Middle and high schoolers construct a triangle using Cabri Jr. They construct squares on each of the legs and hypotenuse of the triangle. Pupils show that the area of the squares on the leg equal the area of the square on the hypotenuse.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed