HSG-MG.A.3

Apply geometric methods to solve design problems (e.g., designing an object or structure to satisfy physical constraints or minimize cost; working with typographic grid systems based on ratios).*

 
12 Lesson(s)
   

Border Tiles: Seeing Structure in Algebraic Expressions

Algebra I » Unit: Multiple Representations: Situations, Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Multiple Representations: Situations, Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Don't count! Students find different approaches for counting tiles around a garden and then write rules that represent their methods.

 
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Maximizing Volume - Day 1 of 2

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

A classic maximization problem is used to investigate relative extrema.

 
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Constructing Viable Arguments

Geometry » Unit: Preparing for the Geometry Course
Geometry » Unit: Preparing for the Geometry Course
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will engage with Mathematical Practice 3 by investigating how to best arrange trapezoidal desks in a classroom.

 
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Circles Assessment

Geometry » Unit: Circles
Geometry » Unit: Circles
Stephanie Conklin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will complete a problem set of challenging application and proof based circle problems.

Standards:
 
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image for circles assessment
   
Geometry » Unit: Geometric Modeling
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students solve problems involving measurement based on information from the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

 
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Maximizing Volume - Day 2 of 2

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

A classic maximization problem is used to investigate relative extrema.

 
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Resources (8)
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Arabic Surveying Project

Geometry » Unit: Sweet Similar Shapes
Geometry » Unit: Sweet Similar Shapes
Stephanie Conklin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will delve into the past, and use similar triangles just like ancient Arabs did to find the height and distance of real-world objects.

 
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survey project similar triangles
   

Is John Guilty

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometry as a Real-Valued Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometry as a Real-Valued Functions
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By analyzing data from an accident students will determine whether a driver was speeding when he wrecked his vehicle.

 
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wreck
   

Volume Practice

Geometry » Unit: The Third Dimension
Geometry » Unit: The Third Dimension
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will work in groups to solve verbal problems involving the volume of solids. They will present their solutions to the class.

 
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Geometry » Unit: Geometric Modeling
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students solve problems involving measurement based on information from the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. This is the first day of a two-day lesson.

 
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End of Year Assessment Review Day 4 of 4

Geometry » Unit: Final Assessment
Geometry » Unit: Final Assessment
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students practice questions involving concepts from the units on circles, the third dimension, and modeling.

 
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cross section image
   
Geometry » Unit: Geometric Modeling
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students solve problems involving measurement based on information from the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. This is the second day of a two-day lesson.

 
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Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
alice image resized
Common Core Math
 
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