Let your students independently and effectively learn the Pythagorean Theorem.
You be the facilitator!
Students love discovery exercises. With Geogebra
, the user can move and change objects with the click of a mouse. In this exercise, when you move a given point, a new right triangle is formed.Text boxes on screen automatically update and display changing side lengths of the new triangle.
This allows students to clearly see and record measurements of the side lengths of various right angled triangles. Lines are color coded to help students identify the hypotenuse and the two perpendicular sides.
, a free program, is quickly and easily downloaded from the internet to both computers and tablets (as an app). Students can work individually in a computer lab or you can use a single computer and projector and work through the exercise as a group. Alternatively, you could use the flipped classroom model and have them complete the exercise at home allowing class time to further develop the ideas presented.
Six pdf pages of guided exercises, questions and calculations along with one geogebra file will provide your students with a complete resource to explore this topic.
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