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Triangles Topic Splash MARIA SABETTA ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY MSABETTA711@HAWKS.RWU.EDU Developer Page Developer Materials Overview Resources Student Materials Introduction Triangles Student Worksheet Overview NCTM Standards Assessment Geometry 9-12 Students will be assessed Analyze characteristics on their completion of and properties of two- and their worksheet, accurate three- dimensional information about the geometric shapes and triangles, and develop mathematical understanding of arguments about geometric relationships properties of different Analyze properties and triangles. determine attributes of two- and three- dimensional objects; Resources Credits Topic Splash References Illuminations: Triangle Social Sciences Resource Classification Center AT&T Education Mountain City (TN) Elementary School OZLINE Charleston County (SC) School District Student Materials Introduction Triangles Student Worksheet Introduction This topic splash activity is designed to introduce you to properties of different triangles. You will be introduced to six different types of triangles, acute, right, obtuse, isosceles, scalene, and equilateral. You will search the internet the complete the worksheet and answer questions based on each one of the triangles. You will then work in groups and explore the properties further on an internet activity. Triangles Part 1 Complete the Triangle Worksheet. To find the properties and definitions of the different types of triangles, visit these websites. Geometry Definitions Triangle Classification Properties of Angles and Triangles. Classification of Angles. Classification of Triangles Part 2 Explore the Triangle Classification website and create your own triangles. Explore the specific properties of each of the triangles. Triangle Worksheet Part 1 Complete the chart. To find the properties and definitions of these triangles, visit the given websites. # of right # of # of # of angles Angles angles equal less than greater sides 90 than 90 Right Acute Obtuse Scalene Isosceles Equilateral Part 2 After you have completed the chart, explore the Triangle Classification website, and create your own triangles. Create each one of the triangles mentioned in the chart. Using the information given on the website, show that each shape you made is in fact the shape you think it is. Be sure to show that you have the necessary characteristics of the shape and be able to explain your reasoning.
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