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Learning Exercise: Pythagorean Theorem Investigations

Title:
Pythagorean Theorem Investigations
Material:
Description:
Secondary Math Ed majors or Geometry students are directed to a Web site that contains a rich and extensive collection of proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem, some accompanied by Java applets. Each student then selects two proofs to prepare to present to the class (a geometric proof and a visual proof) and writes a detailed outline of each proof. The student also indicates one additional proof that was of particular interest and the reason(s) for its selection. In a subsequent class, students are selected to make their presentations, either individually or in teams; the number of presentations may be limited due to time constraints and can be selected by lottery or a similar system.
Course: Geometry

Info

Submitted by:
James Rutledge
Date Last Modified:
October 08, 2007

Exercise

Please use Additional Information URL
Additional Information: http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/merlot/math/justintime/examples/19011.html

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Pythagorean Theorem, proof