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This is a remix of https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/29037-curriculum-guide-the-pythagorean-theorem/view by Shana Friend, with a few resources added at the beginning to provide more conceptual connections.

The purpose of this curriculum guide is to provide OER lesson material and support activities for Pythagorean Theorem instruction. It is geared towards GED® requirements. Both printable and online options are provided.

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Mathematics
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06/06/2018
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The purpose of this curriculum guide is to provide OER lesson material and support activities for Pythagorean Theorem instruction. It is geared towards GED® requirements. Both printable and online options are provided.

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Mathematics
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
05/25/2018
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Students explore the concept of similar right triangles and how they apply to trigonometric ratios. Use this lesson as a refresher of what trig ratios are and how they work. In addition to trigonometry, students explore a clinometer app on an Android® or iOS® device and how it can be used to test the mathematics underpinning trigonometry. This prepares student for the associated activity, during which groups each put a clinometer through its paces to better understand trigonometry.

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Applied Science
Engineering
Mathematics
Trigonometry
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Lesson Plan
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Scott Burns
09/18/2014
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This lesson teaches students about the history of the Pythagorean theorem, along with proofs and applications. It is geared toward high school Geometry students that have completed a year of Algebra.

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Geometry
Mathematics
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Lecture
Provider:
MIT
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MIT Blossoms
07/12/2014
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Students investigate the relationships between angles and side lengths in right triangles with the help of materials found in the classroom and a mobile device. Using all or part of a meter stick or dowel and text books or other supplies, students build right triangles and measure the angles using a clinometer application on an Android® (phone or tablet) or iOS® device (iPhone® or iPad®). Then they are challenged to create a triangle with a given side length and one angle. The electronic device is used to measure the accuracy of their constructions.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Mathematics
Trigonometry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Scott Burns
09/18/2014
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Students learn about trigonometry, geometry and measurements while participating in a hands-on interaction with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT technology. First they review fundamental geometrical and trigonometric concepts. Then, they estimate the height of various objects by using simple trigonometry. Students measure the height of the objects using the LEGO robot kit, giving them an opportunity to see how sensors and technology can be used to measure things on a larger scale. Students discover that they can use this method to estimate the height of buildings, trees or other tall objects. Finally, students synthesize their knowledge by applying it to solve similar problems. By activity end, students have a better grasp of trigonometry and its everyday applications.

Subject:
Applied Science
Education
Engineering
Geometry
Mathematics
Technology
Trigonometry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Raymond Le Grand