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    • Thumb image for ThinkQuest: Totally TessellatedResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      ThinkQuest: Totally Tessellated

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This site from ThinkQuest basically provides you anything you might want to know about tessellations. The sites provides thoroug...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Soccer Problem

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Mathematics
      A soccer player is on a breakaway, dribbling the ball downfield, parallel to a sideline. From where should she shoot to have the...
      Contributor: Brian Ausland
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      How Archimedes Found the Area of a Circle

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This resource, from the Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia, walks students through Archimedes method ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Transformations and Frieze Patterns

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Measurement & Geometry
      In two lessons, this unit will introduce students to the world of symmetry and rotation in figures and patterns. Students learn ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Diagonals and Quadrilaterals Answer Key

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Mathematics
      This reproducible answer sheet, from an Illuminations lesson, contains sample results and conclusions for an activity in which s...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      English Attack on the Longitude Problem

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Mathematics, History-Social Science, Geography, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Measurement & Geometry
      This article, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, discusses how English mathematicians, in the middl...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for White/Yolk TheoremResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      White/Yolk Theorem

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This resource, from the Chickscope Web site, reviewed for grades 9-12 by Illuminations, is an activity in which students are ask...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Tilings from Historical Sources

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Measurement & Geometry and 2 additional..
      Reviewed for grades 9-12 by Illuminations, this page is part of a Web site on tiling. Not only is it a good reference for teach...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Polygon Capture: A Geometry Game

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Mathematics
      In this lesson, from Illuminations, students classify polygons according to more than one property at a time. They move from a s...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Pieces of ProofResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Pieces of Proof

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This lesson offers an intermediate step of putting together the statements and reasons to build a formal geometry proof. There i...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Virtual PolyhedraResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Virtual Polyhedra

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This resource created by George Hart, reviewed for grades 9-12 by Illuminations, is an online encyclopedia of polyhedra. The sit...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for The Stirring StickResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Stirring Stick

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      If you are like most industrial education teachers you probably show a video when you know ahead of time that you have to be abs...
      Contributor: CTE Online
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    • Thumb image for Doubling the CubeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Doubling the Cube

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This article, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, discusses doubling the cube, one of three classica...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Logical Art and the Art of LogicResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Logical Art and the Art of Logic

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Mathematics, History-Social Science, Philosophy, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Measurement & Geometry
      This resource, from Guenter Albrecht-Buehler of Northwestern University, features a collection of information on pentominoes, th...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for EratosthenesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Eratosthenes

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, World History, Mathematics, Geography, History-Social Science
      This resource from HyperHistory Online is a brief biography of Eratosthenes, a Greek scholar. His work in calculating the circum...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Discovering the Area Formula for Triangles

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Mathematics
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students learn the area formula for a triangle. Students find the a...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Visual Patterns in Tessellations

      Grades: 7 to 8
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Measurement & Geometry
      This lesson, from the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc., allows students to examine the mathematical nature of art, tilings, and...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Don't Fall InResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Don't Fall In

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics, Calculus
      This resource, from the Figure This! Web site, provides an hands-on activity wherein students explore the nature of polygons t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for MathApplications -- LinesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      MathApplications -- Lines

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This collection of links, compiled by Hawaii s Public Schools, features lines and shapes formed from lines, including polygons, ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Prize NumbersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Prize Numbers

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      In this New York Times Learning Network lesson, reviewed by Illuminations for grades 9-12, students explore what a proof is, how...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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