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Geometry Mobiles display triangle properties, theorems and postulates..

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Students gave oral presentations describing the features of their mobiles. A digital camera was used to take a picture of the project which was then imported into a Word document as part of a written report.

 

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Required elements: 

Required Elements  (2 pts. Each)

One pair of congruent triangles                                                               

One isosceles triangle

Angle bisector

Altitude

Median

Perpendicular bisector

One triangle balanced at its centroid

Pythagorean theorem

An inequality

An exterior angle of a triangle

Illustrate one of the properties or theorems you have learned in chapter 6.

Illustrate one of the properties or theorems you have learned in chapter 7.

 

PRESENTATION  (3 pts. Each)

Design  must use at least two levels

Presentation (neatness, balance, creativity)

 

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Mobiles were evaluated for balance, required elements, creativity, and visual appeal.  A digital picture of the mobile was included in the written portion of the report.

Activity adapted from "Geometry Explorations and Applications" p.326 (McDougal Littell)

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