Special Parallelograms

High schoolers construct a rhombus.  In this constructing a rhombus instructional activity, students construct a rhombus from a circle using Cabri.  High schoolers measure various angles and segments of the rhombus.  Students construct a rectangle and measure its angles, side lengths, and diagonals.  High schoolers make conjectures about the relationships within the rhombus and rectangle.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use