Eighth graders practice calculating the unknown length of a right angle triangle. They also examine the pythogoram theory in groups. They help each other work through the problems.
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Brian's Winter: Reading and Math Activity
Use this language arts and math activity to practice writing across the curriculum. Working independently to create math problems based on the novel Brian's Winter, young readers create a five-problem math worksheet that will be shared...
8th English Language Arts
How Do You Find a Missing Side of a Right Triangle Using Cosine?
Trigonometry? What's trigonometry. Well, something to do with triangles, right? Right! Right triangles! In this problem, find the missing length of one of the sides. So set this up as a ratio: cosine(A) = adjacent side length divided by...
5 mins 6th - 11th Math
Pixar: The Math Behind the Movies
When will we ever use this? A Pixar movie maker explains to students how math is used in the creation of animated films. The movie maker discusses the importance of coordinate planes, transformations and translations, and trigonometry.
8 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable