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Geometry

(13 Units, 90 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Similarity(8 Lessons)

Experimenting with Dilations

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Big Idea:Time for pupils to dilate...and we're not talking optometry. In this lesson, students get familiar with the major characteristics of dilations.

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14 Resources

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Verifying Properties of Dilations

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Big Idea:Conceptions vs. Reality....Let's see how student predictions stack up against the properties of dilations.

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16 Resources

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Dilation Tasks

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Big Idea:Taking dilations to task. In this lesson, students will demonstrate their mastery of dilations by tackling challenging problems and tasks.

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19 Resources

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Triangle Similarity Criteria

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Big Idea:Enough is enough...but what is enough? In this lesson, students will determine the criteria that are sufficient for determining triangle similarity.

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15 Resources

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Proving Theorems involving Similar Triangles

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Big Idea:9 steps for one and 3/4 of a dozen for the other. In this lesson students will learn to write two 9-step proofs that involve similar triangles.

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17 Resources

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Altitude to the Hypotenuse

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Big Idea:There's more to right triangles than the Pythagorean Theorem.

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16 Resources

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Proving Pythagorean Theorem Using Similar Triangles

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Big Idea:Altitude Adjustment? By strategically introducing the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle, students will be able to prove the Pythagorean Theorem.

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22 Resources

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The Golden Ratio

Geometry

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Big Idea:Natural Intelligence? In this lesson students learn about the ubiquity of the Golden Ratio.

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18 Resources

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