BACK Radnor Middle School Mathematics Department Friday, March 28, 2003 Book 1 MathThematics: Lab Activities Using GSP Tour 1 Introductory technology lesson, "Getting to Know Sketchpad, Tour 1" Geometry Activities for Middle School Students pp 4-6 path: No file needed; use NEW SKETCH FOCUS: students become familiar w/tools Tour 2 Second technology lesson, "Getting to Know Sketchpad, Tour 2" Geometry Activities for Middle School Students pp 7-9 path: Public on 'Rmspdc'->GSP for Middle School->Tours->Tour 2 FOCUS: students become familiar w/tools Defining Triangles Geometry Activities for Middle School Students p 65 path: Public on 'Rmspdc'-> GSP for Middle School --> Triangle --> Scalene FOCUS: lines, angles, constructing types of triangles Constructing a Sketchpad Kaleidoscope "Constructing a Sketchpad Kaleidoscope" Geometry Activities for Middle School Students pp 182-184 Suggestion - use with Module 5 - Creating Things path: No file needed; use NEW SKETCH FOCUS: Students construct a kaleidoscope using polygons and rotations Rigid Transformations in Sketchpad Green Handout worksheet generated by Annie path: No file needed; use NEW SKETCH FOCUS: reflection, rotation Similar Figures "Similar Figures" Geometry Activities for Middle School Students pp 155-156 Suggestion - use with Module 6 - Geometry and Proportions path: Public on 'Rmspdc'->GSP for Middle School->Transfrm->Similar 1 FOCUS: ratio, similarity, angles Fundamentals of Algebra Project Ideas Exploring Algebra p 33 FOCUS: a game to reinforce GCD path: Public on 'Rmspdc'->     Exploring Series->Exploring Algebra->1_Fundamentals->gcd NOTE: See attachment in gray binder Annie Fetter & Suzanne Alejandre & Shelly Berman Send comments/questions to the presenters. [Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use] © 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved. http://mathforum.org/