HSG-SRT.C.8

Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.*

 
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NPR Car Talk Problem - Day 1 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This problem from NPR's Car Talk is engaging, challenging, and mathematically rich!

 
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NPR Car Talk Problem - Day 2 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This problem from NPR's Car Talk is engaging, challenging, and mathematically rich!

 
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Final Exam Review Stations (Day 1 of 3)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Review
12th Grade Math » Unit: Review
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students review by working through various stations at their own pace and receive immediate feedback on their work.

 
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Trig with Zip!

Algebra II » Unit: Intro to Trig
Algebra II » Unit: Intro to Trig
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do I even start this problem?! Give your students tools to help make sense of and work with trig problems.

 
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Reviewing the Pythagorean Theorem

Geometry » Unit: Area Relationships
Geometry » Unit: Area Relationships
Tom Chandler
Ault, CO
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The focus is on student questions as we review homework and summarize with notes.

Standards:
 
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Formalizing Properties Known Informally

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Identities
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Identities
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can I find the value of other trigonometric functions if I only know one or two values?

 
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Problem Solving with Triangles

12th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Problems Involving Triangles
12th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Problems Involving Triangles
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the most efficient way to solve problems involving triangles?

 
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Solving Triangles with Trigonometry

Geometry » Unit: Introduction to Trigonometry
Geometry » Unit: Introduction to Trigonometry
Tom Chandler
Ault, CO
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students refine their strategies for applying trigonometric relationships. Now we see trigonometry from every side—and angle!

 
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Clinometer Project (Day 1 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Fundamentals of Trigonometry
12th Grade Math » Unit: Fundamentals of Trigonometry
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students build clinometers in preparation for indirectly measuring the height of objects that we would not normally be able to measure.

 
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Riding a Ferris Wheel - Day 2 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Make the transition from the Ferris wheel problem to the unit circle.

 
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Finding Angle Measurements Using Trig

Geometry » Unit: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Geometry » Unit: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students put their knowledge of trig to work solving problems and proving hypotheses involving angles.

 
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Trig Jeopardy

12th Grade Math » Unit: Fundamentals of Trigonometry
12th Grade Math » Unit: Fundamentals of Trigonometry
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student teams get very competitive as they fight to be the winners of Trig Jeopardy.

 
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More on Finding Lengths of Segments

Geometry » Unit: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Geometry » Unit: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students continue to apply trig functions, while also learning about the relationship between the sine and cosine of complementary angles.

 
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Pythagorean Theorem Unit Assessment

Geometry » Unit: The Pythagorean Theorem
Geometry » Unit: The Pythagorean Theorem
Jessica Uy
Sunnyvale, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this unit assessment, students will work through leveled problems that will allow them to demonstrate varying levels of mastery.

 
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Angry Bird Physics: A Study of Independent Vector Components

High School Physics » Unit: Projectile Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Projectile Motion
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Trig ratios can be used to find mathematical expressions for horizontal and vertical components of a vector.

 
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