TASK CARD: Pythagorean Scavenger Hunt
TEKS 8.9a Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-life problems.
Materials needed: Calculator and a partner.
Select any problem A-G as a starting point. Solve the problem and
record your work and solution on the Pythagorean Scavenger hunt
Identify the next problem you will work by finding the solution from
your previous problem. Once you find your next problem, solve and
record on the recording sheet. Use this solution to identify the next
problem you will move to, etc.
Complete all seven problems and turn your recording sheet in to your
Example of Card:
A) Chris and Martin are riding their bikes.
They both start at point A. Chris goes
straight and makes a right turn at the
corner, point B, while Martin cuts diagonally
across the parking lot. They meet at point C.
How much farther did Chris travel than