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Geometry Session 3: Polygons
 

In this session, you will use puzzles and a classification game to explore polygons. You will play with the definitions of various polygons to begin to internalize their meaning. You will also begin to look at mathematical definitions more formally and explore how a term can have different, but equivalent, definitions.

In This Session:

Part A:

Hidden Polygons

Part B:

Classifying Polygons

Part C:

Definitions and Proof

Homework

 

For information on required and/or optional materials for this session see Note 1.

 
Learning Objectives

In this session, you will learn to do the following:

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Broaden your thinking about polygons

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Classify polygons according to some of their features

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Understand how to divide polygons into triangles and the implications of that

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Begin to understand mathematical definitions


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Throughout the session you will be prompted to view short video segments. In addition to these excerpts, you may choose to watch the full-length video of this session.

Keyterms

New in This Session:

 

 

concave polygon
convex polygon
irregular polygon
isosceles trapezoid
kite
line symmetry/reflection symmetry
parallelogram

polygon
quadrilateral
rectangle
regular polygon
rhombus
square
trapezoid
Venn diagram
vertex

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