Students participate in an activity known as toothpick geometry. Individually, they form different shapes by moving toothpicks into the correct formation. They complete a worksheet and review their answers with the class to end the lesson.
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Engineering Design Challenge: Exploring Structures in High School Geometry
Applying their knowledge of theorems about lines, angles, and triangles, groups build a toothpick and stick bridge to support their text book. The teams use the design process to plan, build, test, and refine their bridge designs. The...
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A Piece of Pi: An Investigation into Geometric Probablity and Pi
Tenth graders investigate pi. In this Geometry instructional activity, 10th graders explore the historical development of and analyze properties of pi. Students view a clip for a NUMB3ERS episode where Charlie is shown simulations...