Pythagorean Theorem Investigation
Eighth graders investigate the Pythagorean Theorem and practice applying the theorem to various triangles. Finally, in the next lesson plan in the sequence, 8th graders create a song or a story to help them remember the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Getting it Right! An Investigation of the Pythagorean Theorem
In order to learn about the Pythagorean Theorem, young mathematicians investigate relations and patterns between different sides of a right triangle to look for possible relations among the squared sides. Once they have established the...
5th - 8th Math
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
Scientists go below to find
Learners investigate coordinate graphing. For this Algebra I lesson, pupils determine the distance between two cities by finding the vertical and horizontal distances using the longitude and latitude readings. They use the Pythagorean...
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