Lesson Ideas
It’s all a matter of degrees! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the concept of angles and how to measure them. You’ll learn what makes an angle, the parts of an angle, and how to name rays and angles. Find out the difference between acute angles, right angles, obtuse angels, and straight angles. Plus, you’ll discover how pairs of angles can be supplementary or complementary. There’s enough info packed in this movie for you to become an angle expert!
Projectile Motion Lesson Plan: The Project T.R.I.G. Game
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 612, students explore the mathematics of projectile motion using a free online game. Students will apply their knowledge of math and physics (including angles and trigonometry) in order to create successful projectile trajectories. See more »
Geometric Angles Lesson Plan: What’s the Measure on that Angle?
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to use and apply vocabulary associated with geometric angles. Students will identify examples of different types of angles and measure them with a protractor. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Basic Geometry Lesson Plan: A Tangled Web Puzzle Game
In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive game) to learn about basic geometry concepts. Students will explore angles, parallel lines, polygons, triangles, circles, and more while applying their findings to reallife situations. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Geometry Q and A Lesson Plan: StudentGenerated Questions
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 312, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the unifying principles of geometry. Students will identify pertinent questions related to geometry, answer studentgenerated geometry questions using BrainPOP resources, and share research findings. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 312, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
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