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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the properties of a 30-60-90 triangle. The applet shows a right triangle that can be resized by dragging any vertex. As it is dragged, the remaining vertices change so that the triangle's angles remain 30 degrees, 60 degrees and 90 degrees The text on the page points out that the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle are always in the ratio of 1 : 2 : root 3 Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. This resource is a component of the Math Open Reference Interactive Geometry textbook project at http://www.mathopenref.com.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Simulation
Provider:
Math Open Reference
Author:
John Page
02/16/2011
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: work with concepts of congruency and similarity, including identifying corresponding sides and corresponding angles within and between triangles; Identify and understand the significance of a counter-example; Prove, and evaluate proofs in a geometric context.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
04/26/2013
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This lesson unit is intended to help teahcers assess how well students solve problems involving measurement, and in particular, to identify and help students who have the following difficulties; computing measurements using formulas; decomposing compound shapes into simpler ones; using right triangles and their properties to solve real-world problems.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
04/26/2013
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Accuracy of measurement in navigation depends very much on the situation. If a sailor's target is an island 200 km wide, sailing off center by 10 or 20 km is not a major problem. But, if the island were only 1 km wide, it would be missed if off just the smallest bit. Many of the measurements made while navigating involve angles, and a small error in the angle can translate to a much larger error in position when traveling long distances.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Jeff White
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Matt Lippis
10/14/2015
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CC BY
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Below is a picture of $\triangle ABC$: Draw a triangle $DEF$ which is similar (but not congruent) to $\triangle ABC$. How do $\frac{|DE|}{|DF|}$ and \$\...

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
01/07/2014
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
08/06/2015
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Just as rigid motions are used to define congruence in Module 1, so dilations are added to define similarity in Module 2.  To be able to discuss similarity, students must first have a clear understanding of how dilations behave.  This is done in two parts, by studying how dilations yield scale drawings and reasoning why the properties of dilations must be true. Once dilations are clearly established, similarity transformations are defined and length and angle relationships are examined, yielding triangle similarity criteria.  An in-depth look at similarity within right triangles follows, and finally the module ends with a study of right triangle trigonometry.

Find the rest of the EngageNY Mathematics resources at https://archive.org/details/engageny-mathematics.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
07/03/2014
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CC BY-NC-ND
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to use geometric properties to solve problems. In particular, the lesson will help you identify and help students who have the following difficulties: solving problems by determining the lengths of the sides in right triangles; and finding the measurements of shapes by decomposing complex shapes into simpler ones. The lesson unit will also help students to recognize that there may be different approaches to geometrical problems, and to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of those approaches.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
04/26/2013
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CC BY-NC-ND
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to use geometric properties to solve problems. In particular, it will help you identify and help students who have difficulty: decomposing complex shapes into simpler ones in order to solve a problem; bringing together several geometric concepts to solve a problem; and finding the relationship between radii of inscribed and circumscribed circles of right triangles.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
04/26/2013
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Modeling Our World with Mathematics Unit 6: The Arts Topic 1 - Catch a Wave with Music

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Hannah Hynes-Petty
Washington OSPI OER Project
Washington OSPI Mathematics Department
Arlene Crum
10/13/2020
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The purpose of this task is to engage students in an open-ended modeling task that uses similarity of right triangles, and also requires the use of technology.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Trigonometry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
02/04/2013
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(Nota: Esta es una traducción de un recurso educativo abierto creado por el Departamento de Educación del Estado de Nueva York (NYSED) como parte del proyecto "EngageNY" en 2013. Aunque el recurso real fue traducido por personas, la siguiente descripción se tradujo del inglés original usando Google Translate para ayudar a los usuarios potenciales a decidir si se adapta a sus necesidades y puede contener errores gramaticales o lingüísticos. La descripción original en inglés también se proporciona a continuación.)

Así como se utilizan movimientos rígidos para definir la congruencia en el Módulo 1, se agregan dilataciones para definir la similitud en el Módulo 2. Para poder discutir la similitud, los estudiantes primero deben comprender claramente cómo se comportan las dilataciones. Esto se hace en dos partes, al estudiar cómo las dilataciones producen dibujos de escala y razonando por qué las propiedades de las dilataciones deben ser ciertas. Una vez que las dilataciones se establecen claramente, se definen transformaciones de similitud y se examinan las relaciones de longitud y ángulo, lo que produce criterios de similitud triangular. Sigue una mirada profunda a la similitud dentro de los triángulos rectos, y finalmente el módulo termina con un estudio de trigonometría del triángulo recto.

Encuentre el resto de los recursos matemáticos de Engageny en https://archive.org/details/engageny-mathematics.

English Description:
Just as rigid motions are used to define congruence in Module 1, so dilations are added to define similarity in Module 2.  To be able to discuss similarity, students must first have a clear understanding of how dilations behave.  This is done in two parts, by studying how dilations yield scale drawings and reasoning why the properties of dilations must be true. Once dilations are clearly established, similarity transformations are defined and length and angle relationships are examined, yielding triangle similarity criteria.  An in-depth look at similarity within right triangles follows, and finally the module ends with a study of right triangle trigonometry.

Find the rest of the EngageNY Mathematics resources at https://archive.org/details/engageny-mathematics.

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
07/03/2014
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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The intent of clarifying statements is to provide additional guidance for educators to communicate the intent of the standard to support the future development of curricular resources and assessments aligned to the 2021 math standards.  Clarifying statements can be in the form of succinct sentences or paragraphs that attend to one of four types of clarifications: (1) Student Experiences; (2) Examples; (3) Boundaries; and (4) Connection to Math Practices.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Mark Freed
07/11/2023
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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This resource was created by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Hannah Hynes-Petty
06/30/2020
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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This task is intended to help model a concrete situation with geometry. Placing the seven pennies in a circular pattern is a concrete and fun experiment which leads to a genuine mathematical question: does the physical model with pennies give insight into what happens with seven circles in the plane?

Subject:
Geometry
Mathematics
Trigonometry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
08/20/2012
Educational Use
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The earliest explorers did not have computers or satellites to help them know their exact location. The most accurate tool developed was the sextant to determine latitude and longitude. In this activity, the sextant is introduced and discussed with the class. Students will learn how a sextant can be a reliable tool that is still being used by today's navigators and how computers can help assure accuracy when measuring angles. Also, this activity will show how computers can be used to understand equations even when knowing how to do the math is unknown.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Jeff White
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Matt Lippis
10/14/2015
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CC BY
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This resource is geared for teacher use. It is loosely linked to the Secondary Math II, Mathematics Vision Project curriculum.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Mindy Branson