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    Construct perpendicular bisectors, find circumcenters, calculate area, and use proportions to solve a real world problem.

    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Congruence
    HSG-CO.D.12
    Explore an open-ended problem with multiple solutions and multiple entry points.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Geometric Measurement and Dimension
    HSG-GMD.A.3
    Transform images through rotation, reflection, dilation, and translation using matrix multiplication.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th, High School
    Geometry
    Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry
    Congruence
    HSG-CO.A.2, HSG-CO.A.4, HSG-CO.A.5, HSG-CO.B.6, HSG-CO.B.7, HSG-CO.A.1, HSG-SRT.A.1a, HSG-SRT.A.1b
    Physical and virtual manipulatives are used to explore and discover conic sections by cutting a cone with a plane.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th, High School
    Geometry
    Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations
    HSG-GPE.A.1, HSG-GPE.A.2, HSG-GPE.A.3
    Manipulate and fold three paper circles to explore four circle theorems.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Circles
    HSG-C.A.2
    Use problem-solving skills to find the solution to a multi-variable problem that is solved by manipulating linear equations.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Algebra
    Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities
    Creating Equations
    HSA-CED.A.3, HSA-REI.C.6, HSA-REI.D.11
    Extend the Fibonacci Sequence through an algebra exploration.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 6th to 8th, 9th to 12th
    Ratio & Proportion
    Functions
    Stats & Probability
    Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
    Interpreting Functions
    Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.
    Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
    6.RP.A.1, 8.SP.A.1, HSF-IF.A.3, 7.RP.A.2a
    Answers the questions, "When will I ever need to solve a system of equations?"
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Algebra
    Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities
    Creating Equations
    HSA-CED.A.3, HSA-REI.C.6
    Use a spreadsheet to investigate rates of change among various figures created on a geoboard.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Functions
    Congruence
    Interpreting Functions
    HSF-IF.B.6, HSG-CO.D.12
    Discover the pattern of Pick’s Theorem using physical or virtual manipulatives.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Congruence
    HSG-CO.D.12
    Apply knowledge of linear equations and graphs in an authentic situation.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Stats & Probability
    Functions
    Algebra
    Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data
    Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models
    Interpreting Functions
    Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities
    Creating Equations
    HSA-CED.A.2, HSA-REI.D.10, HSF-IF.B.4, HSF-IF.C.7a, HSF-LE.A.1a, HSF-LE.B.5, HSS-ID.B.6a, HSS-ID.B.6c, HSS-ID.C.7
    Explore the concept of genetics and inheritance using probability.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th, 6th to 8th
    Stats & Probability
    Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions
    Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.
    Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models.
    Summarize and describe distributions.
    6.SP.B.5b, 7.SP.C.6, 7.SP.C.7a, 7.SP.C.7b, 8.SP.A.1, HSS-IC.A.2
    Use right triangle trigonometry to develop the law of sines.
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry
    Congruence
    HSG-SRT.C.6, HSG-SRT.C.8, HSG-SRT.D.10, HSG-SRT.D.11, HSG-CO.A.1, HSG-CO.B.8, HSG-SRT.B.5
    Collect information about the national debt, plot the data by decade, and determine whether an exponential curve is a good fit for the data.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Stats & Probability
    Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data
    HSS-ID.B.6a
    In this lesson students use sidewalk chalk and rope to illustrate the locus definitions of ellipses and parabolas. Kinesthetics, teamwork, and problem solving are stressed as students take on the role of focus, directrix, and point on the conic, and figure out how to construct the shape.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th, High School
    Geometry
    Functions
    Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations
    Congruence
    Interpreting Functions
    HSF-IF.B.4, HSF-IF.C.7a, HSG-CO.A.1, HSG-GPE.A.1, HSG-GPE.A.2, HSG-GPE.A.3
    Use needlework to illustrate Euler Graphs.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th, High School
    Geometry
    Modeling with Geometry
    Congruence
    HSG-CO.A.1, HSG-MG.A.3
    Use right triangle trigonometry and the Pythagorean theorem to develop the law of cosines.
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Geometry
    Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry
    HSG-SRT.D.10, HSG-SRT.D.11
    Examine and draw representations of cubes and then learn how to analyze these representations using complex numbers.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 9th to 12th
    Number & Quantity
    The Complex Number System
    HSN-CN.A.1, HSN-CN.A.2, HSN-CN.B.5, HSN-CN.B.6
    Investigate the patterns when a "plus sign" (a cross-shaped arrangement of five squares) is placed on the board in various locations.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: 6th to 8th, High School, 9th to 12th
    Expression/Equation
    Stats & Probability
    Functions
    Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.
    Summarize and describe distributions.
    Develop understanding of statistical variability.
    Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.
    Building Functions
    HSF-BF.A.1a, HSF-BF.A.2, 6.EE.A.3, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.5c, 7.EE.A.2
    Use slope to approximate rate of change on a graph.
    Lesson Plan
    Grades: High School, 9th to 12th
    Functions
    Number & Quantity
    Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models
    Interpreting Functions
    Quantities
    HSN-Q.A.3, HSF-IF.B.4, HSF-IF.B.6, HSF-LE.B.5
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