This is a fairly simple activity that allows for something different in the teaching of Pythagoras’ Theorem.
Take your class outside, find a nice flat area of concrete, and get them drawing some big triangles. Students then check the length of the third side by measurement and calculation.
The very brief lesson plan:
Students do two triangles on their own (see worksheet):
2 February 2013 Edit: 27 January 2018
Shared by Simon Job Sydney, Australia
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