Tag Archives: geometric figures

Trig River

September 24th, 2018

Students learn about and use a right triangle to determine the width of a “pretend” river. Working in teams, they estimate of the width of the river, measure it and compare their results with classmates.

A Geometric Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

September 24th, 2018

Students will see an animated presentation of the proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. This animated PowerPoint presentation uses shearing and the invariance of the area of triangles with congruent bases and heights to show a step-by-step geometric proof of the Read more

A Geometric Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

September 24th, 2018

Students will see an animated presentation of the proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. This animated PowerPoint presentation uses shearing and the invariance of the area of triangles with congruent bases and heights to show a step-by-step geometric proof of the Read more

Trig River

September 24th, 2018

Students learn about and use a right triangle to determine the width of a “pretend” river. Working in teams, they estimate of the width of the river, measure it and compare their results with classmates.