Geometric Constructions and Investigations With a Mira by Ernest Woodward

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  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Mathematics,
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  • Science/Mathematics

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ContributionsThomas Cohn (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL11451165M
ISBN 100825121736
ISBN 109780825121739

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Geometric Constructions and Investigations With a Mira Paperback – Teacher's Edition, December 1, by Ernest Woodward (Author), Thomas Hamel 5/5(1). Reproducible book features 21 lessons.

Explore properties of two-dimensional figures. Each lesson includes full teaching notes, answers, and reproducible transparency and worksheet masters. Lessons include an introduction to the MIRA™, reflections of lines and triangles, symmetry, and congruence. 96 pages. Grade 6 and up.

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Geometric Constructions: Step-by-Step Instructions. Construct an angle congruent to a given angle. (Copy an Angle) 1. To draw an angle congruent to A, begin by drawing a ray with endpoint D.

Place the compass on point A and draw an arc across both sides of the angle. Without changing the compass radius, place the compass on point D and draw. Philosophy of Constructions Constructions using compass and straightedge have a long history in Euclidean geometry.

Their use reflects the basic axioms of this system. However, the stipulation that these be the only tools used in a construction is artificial and only has meaning if one views the process of construction as an application of logic.

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Weston Walch, Publisher, Portland, Maine, Assessment Technique: 1. Formative: examination of learning activity booklet throughout the 3 days of work.

Summative: Contract and Peer Evaluation (see template). Constructions. Geometric Constructions Animated. "Construction" in Geometry means to draw shapes, angles or lines accurately.

These constructions use only compass, straightedge (i.e. ruler) and a pencil. This is the "pure" form of geometric construction: no numbers involved.

Basics. Learn these two first, they are used a lot. Each pair of students requires a Mira and a compass. Partnerships made up of one strong and one weak student are very effective here.

* If students have not previously used the Mira, it is suggested they be given an introductory lesson on its use.

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Weston Walch, Publisher, Portland, Maine, Hands-On Geometry - University of Regina In this worksheet, middle schoolers use a MIRA (a math geometry tool) to determine the line of symmetry for a given object.

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Geometric constructions involve drawing geometric shapes that satisfy certain requirements using a straight-edge and a pair of compasses. The tools to use are a ruler (or straight-edge) and a pair of compasses.

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Through coordinate geometry, various geometric construction tools can be associated with various. Constructions use two tools: a compass and a straight-edge (no measurements!). We will learn how to use these tools to construct various lines, angles, relationships, and shapes.

In addition to constructions, we will also explore geometry in the world around us. •Points, lines, and circles are the basic geometric elements used to make 2D sketches.

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The following investigation is a new attempt to choose for geometry a simple and complete set of independent axioms and to deduce from these the most important geomet- rical theorems in such a manner as to bring out as clearly as possible the significance of.

basic constructions and someinformal proofs. Thesecond section discusses historical construction problems,somesolutions and alook attheir effect on mathematics.

Specifically,it describesthe problemsoftrisecting anangle,doubling acube,squaring a circle,constructing regular n-gonsand Apollonius'problem. Thefinal section detailsthe. From ancient Greek times, mathematicians have considered three famous geometric construction problems.

These problems are: (1) the duplication of the cube – construct the edge of a cube whose volume is twice that of a given cube; (2) the trisection of any angle – construct an angle that equals one-third of a given angle; and (3) the squaring of a circle – construct a square whose area.

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One way is to create 2AB. So you’re going to be given a line segment and you’re going to be asked to double it. Now you can’t just draw on a little more of this line segment and say, “Mr. McCall I’m done” you’re going to have to be very precise using your two tools of construction, a.

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This is a straightforward game that applies all the basic principles of geometric constructions into a fun little game.

Although it doesn't require the attention to detail the Egyptians would have applied since it is computer based, it does require the same type of thinking and creative application of a few geometric constructions.

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The first chapter here is informal and starts from scratch, introducing all the geometric constructions from high school that have been forgotten or were never learned.

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