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Tom Chandler

Geometry

Highland High

Ault, CO

Rural Environment

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(8 Units, 85 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Area Relationships(6 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Models and Constructions(14 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Dimension and Structure(15 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Congruence and Rigid Motions(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Triangles and Congruence(11 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Area Relationships(6 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Scaling Up- Dilations, Similarity and Proportional Relationships(6 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Introduction to Trigonometry(10 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres(6 Lessons)

What Are We Gonna Learn?

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

Big Idea:We begin the unit with a puzzle--and students learn why so many proofs of a familiar theorem are based on transforming areas.

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24 Resources

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Left-Over Squares

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

Big Idea:Students analyze a transformation proof for rigor and learn that a famous theorem means more than "a squared plus b squared equals c squared".

29 Resources

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29 Resources

1 Favorite

Shifty Shears

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

Big Idea:We use Cavalieri's Principle to analyze racing yacht sails, the face of a deck of cards, and shears...which are used in yet another transformation proof.

26 Resources

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26 Resources

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The Rope Stretcher

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

Big Idea:Students apply the Pythagorean Theorem and criteria for triangle congruence in a proof...and learn how the ancient pyramids of Egypt were laid out.

26 Resources

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26 Resources

17 Favorites

Mars Habitat

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

Big Idea:To Martian colonists living in a confined space for many months, every square foot counts. Students find out just how much.

24 Resources

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24 Resources

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Reviewing the Pythagorean Theorem

Geometry

» Unit:

Area Relationships

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

25 Resources

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25 Resources

6 Favorites