Reflect on This
In this lesson, students will investigate reflections in a plane using mirrors (or other reflective materials) and a geometry utility. They will use their findings for examination of interior angles of regular polygons.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
New Review An Astronaut in Motion
How do you model the movement of an astronaut? The activity features software that uses an avatar to mimic movement. Groups work to determine the translation between the pre-image and the image. They then experiment with reflections in...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Transformations in the Coordinate Plane
Your learners connect the new concepts of transformations in the coordinate plane to their previous knowledge using the solid vocabulary development in this unit. Like a foreign language, mathematics has its own set of vocabulary terms...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Interior Angles, Exterior Angles, and Diagonals of Polygons
How does the number of sides of a polygon affect the angle measures? Learners recognize a pattern in finding the total measure of interior and exterior angles and the number of diagonals. They use the patterns to calculate the number of...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Regular Tessellations of the Plane
Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this lesson plan takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions, learners attack...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed