Toothpick Triangles

Students draw a chart (included in the lesson) to use with their investigation. They review terminology of triangles and receive toothpicks to use in the lesson. Beginning with three toothpicks, students form a triangle. They complete the appropriate section of their chart and repeat the process using four, five, six...toothpicks. When time is up, the results are discussed.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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