This file contains problems for students dealing with triangles.
There are four activities included in this file:
1. Triangle Sum It Up: this lab deals with discovering the fact that there are 180 degrees in a triangle by using a protractor.
2. Triangle True Colors: this lab deals with discovering that all triangles have 180 degrees.
3. Pythagorean Theorem: this lab deals with discovering a lab for developing a formula for computing the hypotenuse of a right triangle.
4. Angle types and Triangle Types: a form for researching the types of angles and triangles.
This lesson is a pdf file and includes space for the students to show their work. An answer key is included where appropriate.
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CCSS.Math.Content.2.G.A.1 Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces.1 Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
CCSS.Math.Content.6.G.A.1 Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.
Analyze characteristics and properties of two and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships