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An Introduction to Cabri 3D

Pyramids (Geometry)+ 
Cabri 
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This introduction is based on a workshop given by Eric Bainville at CabriWorld 2004. The first part introduces a few important features of Cabri 3D. This is followed by activities involving constructi...
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Experiment with Volume

Cylinders (Geometry) 
Computer 
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Experiment with volume by creating two cylinders with sheets of paper.
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Maximize Volume and Area with ...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Computer 
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Figure out how to maximize the volume and area of the box.
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Volume Functions

Cylinders (Geometry) 
Computer 
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This problem asks you to think about the relationship of perimeter to volume of a cylinder. Can you figure out the maximum volume of a cylinder with a given perimeter?
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Area and perimeter of a rectan...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
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An interactive applet and associated web page showing how to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle
from the coordinates of its vertices. The rectangle can be either parallel to the axes o...
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Area and perimeter of a square...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
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An interactive applet and associated web page showing how to find the area and perimeter of a square
from the coordinates of its vertices. The square can be either parallel to the axes or rota...
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Area and perimeter of a trapez...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
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An interactive applet and associated web page showing how to find the area and perimeter of a trapezoid
from the coordinates of its vertices. The trapezoid can be either parallel to the axes o...
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Traingle area, box method (Coo...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that calculate the area of a triangle using the box method in coordinate geometry.
The applet has a triangle with draggable vertices. As you drag t...
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Triangle area, formula (Coordi...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that calculate the area of a triangle using the formula method in coordinate geometry.
The applet has a triangle with draggable vertices. As you dr...
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3D Visualization Activity: St...

Regular polyhedra (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
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Student handouts for critical thinking activity to accompany National Library of Virtual Manipulatives' Platonic Solids and Platonic Solids: Slicing applets. (view "Tool" links below)
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Comparing Measures with the Pr...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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In these activities, you’ll predict and compare various dimensions of objects on a theatre stage, using the Proportioner tool.
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Exploring Volume with Virtual ...

Prisms (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
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This lesson was originally created for grade 5 math students in my building, but it is very suitable for grades 68. The lesson guides students to explore an applet by NCTM Illuminations. In the lesso...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Prisms (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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A Minimum Perimeter Inscribed ...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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A guided exploration about triangle inscribed within triangles, and the conditions under which their perimeter is at a minimum, using Geometer's Sketchpad.
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Areas of Regular Polygons and ...

Regular polygons (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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Students manipulate the number of sides in a regular polygon, develop a formula relating the area and perimeter of the polygon, and use their result to develop a formula relating the circumference ...
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Proof as Verification: Areas

Quadrilaterals (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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Students form a conjecture about the ratio of two areas in a quadrilateral, and use Sketchpad to search for a proof. In the process they verify or disprove their results for two different kinds of ...
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Calculate the Area of a Trapez...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
TI83/TI84 
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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Area Formulas App to calculate the area of a trapezoid.
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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students will discover Pick’s Theorem by ﬁnding the relationship between area and the number of boundary points and interior points of a lattice polygon.
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Three Dimensional Sketching

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Computer 
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This lesson provides directions for teaching students how to make three dimensional sketches with Geometer's Sketchpad.
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Relationships Between Area and...

Quadrilaterals (Geometry) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students explore the relationships between area and perimeter by fixing one value and maximizing the other. Students will explore the relationship between perimeter and area of recta...
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3D Visualization Activity: Te...

Regular polyhedra (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
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Teacher notes for critical thinking activity to accompany National Library of Virtual Manipulatives' Platonic Solids and Platonic Solids: Slicing applets. (view "Tool" links below) Includes differenti...
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Area

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of area.
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Length, Perimeter, and Area

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces length, perimeter, and area
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Perimeter

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of perimeter.
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Surface Area and Volume

Surface area (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
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An introduction to the concepts of surface area and volume.
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