Students are introduced to the Pythagoras' Theorem and its history, proofs and practice in application. Students find perimeters, areas and volume of everyday objects. Students state and explain the theory.
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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
Basic Trigonometry and Radians
A fabulous set of examples and problems that introduce basic trigonometry concepts, this packet is set apart by the care it takes to integrate both radians and degrees into the material. After defining radians, the author demonstrates...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Wheel of Theodorus Extra Credit Project
Think it's possible to make a wheel out of triangles? According to this geometry project it is. Using their knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem, young mathematicians carefully calculate and draw a series of right triangles that form...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two real-life situations...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed