Middle schoolers work together to make figures out of tangram squares. In groups, they calculate the measurements they need and apply the Pythagorean Theorem. They complete a worksheet solving equations using the theorem and review their answers.
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New Review Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem
Young mathematicians join the ancient order of the Pythagoreans by completing an assessment task that asks them to find the area of tilted squares on dot paper. They then look at patterns in the squares to develop the Pythagorean Theorem.
8th 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
Pythagorean Theorem: Prove It (Part 2)
Do your geometry pupils complain they'll never use this stuff in real life? Prove them wrong with this straightforward lesson, in which they apply the Pythagorean theorem to real-world problems as well as mathematical problems. The...
7th - 9th 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