Scientists Go Below to Find
Students explore a Cabri Jr. application. In this secondary mathematics instructional activity students investigate the Pythagorean Theorem as they explore the use of Cabri Jr.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem
Use the given tasks and detailed teacher's commentary to introduce your 8th graders to the Pythagorean theorem and its converse. Embedded links to information about Egyptian geometry make your presentation interesting. Consider giving...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Geometry: Angles, Triangles, and Distance
The Pythagorean Theorem is a staple of middle school geometry. Scholars first investigate angle relationships, both in triangles and in parallel lines with a transversal, before proving and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review The Power of Algebra—Finding Pythagorean Triples
The Pythagorean Theorem makes an appearance yet again in this instructional activity on polynomial identities. Learners prove a method for finding Pythagorean triples by applying the difference of squares identity.
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Problems Using Sine and Cosine
Concepts are only valuable if they are applicable. An informative resource uses concepts developed in lessons 26 and 27 in a 36-part series. Scholars write equations and solve for missing side lengths for given right triangles. When...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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