Plenty of Pythagoras

Using a twelve foot knotted rope, students form a 3-4-5 right triangle. Following a discussion of observations about the lengths of the sides of the triangle, students use grid paper, scissors and a centimeter ruler to draw and measure sides of more right triangles.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
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