Lesson Plan: Pythagorean Theorem

Young geometers use technology (Geometer’s Sketchpad) to explore the Pythagorean Theorem and analyze different proofs. Students work in small groups to gain insight into the relationships of the sides of right triangles by constructing and measuring a variety of right triangles, using GSP to prove the theorem, and solving a number of different problems. 

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning