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Geometry

(8 Units, 85 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Models and Constructions(14 Lessons)

Welcome to Geometry!

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:What are we gonna learn this year? A team brain-storming activity helps students grasp the scope of geometry and gets them started sharing their ideas on the very first day.

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35 Resources

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Preview and Goal-Setting

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Students learn what will be expected of them in this course as they are encouraged to persevere in making sense of a pair of novel problems.

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35 Resources

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Mystery of the Nazca Lines

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:How did an ancient culture create drawings so large they can only be seen from the air? By understanding the properties of geometric objects, of course!

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27 Resources

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Cell Phone Towers

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:What geo-locations lurk in our hearts? Your cell phone knows! Students analyze the region from which a call was made and discover a property of bisectors.

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26 Resources

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Cell Phone 9-1-1

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Using circles to represent information about the position of an object. I know where your cell phone is located!

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32 Resources

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Submarine Smart Phone

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Using lines to represent information about the position of an object. I know where your cell phone fell into the water!

26 Resources

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26 Resources

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Reviewing Geometric Models

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:We have applied the properties of these objects in modeling situations. Now, what have we learned by "doing geometry"?

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27 Resources

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Introduction to Constructions

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Students learn correct technique with straight-edge and compass... and learn that these tools can do more than they thought!

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29 Resources

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Going Halvesies

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:What are the properties of a bisector? Students see for themselves--and find that a compass is an efficient instrument for comparing distances.

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27 Resources

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Inventory Testing

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Assessments are a part of schooling. Let's plan an inventory test early so that we can see where students are and guide them to get extra help if needed.

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18 Resources

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Flexing Our Bisectors

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:What are the properties of a bisector? Students see for themselves--and learn the advantages of dynamic geometry software.

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18 Resources

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Finding Your Center

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:If we know two points where a Wi-Fi signal has the same strength, can we find the hotspot? Not yet, but we can model the possible locations.

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24 Resources

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Reviewing Constructions

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Students review homework and complete their learning portfolios for the unit. How much have we learned?

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21 Resources

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Models & Constructions Unit Quiz

Geometry

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Models and Constructions

Big Idea:Students show what they have learned: from vocabulary and basic skills to an application in an unfamiliar context.

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31 Resources

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