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This is a Geogebra activity used to teach the area of a parallelogram. Suitable for use with an interactive whiteboard (IWB).
Interactive activities that guide students to investigate properties of parallelograms.
This is a 15-page guide for teachers containing explanations of the derivation of formulas for the areas of parallelograms, trapeziums, rhombuses and kites. Formulas for the volumes and surface areas of prisms and cylinders are obtained. Applications of these formulas are given. A history of the development of these concepts ...
This is a 17-page guide for teachers. It contains the definitions, properties and tests for parallelograms and rectangles. Proofs of the properties and tests are given. Constructions for parallelograms and rectangles are given.
This is a 30-page guide for teachers that explains the central role of construction and presents examples of constructions.
This is a 16-page guide for teachers. It provides an introduction to the initial ideas of measurement, and introduces the measurement of length, area, volume and time.