Welcome to Clip from Spiral logo

Interactive video lesson plan for: Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help

Activity overview:

For a complete lesson on Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem, go to http://www.MathHelp.com - 1000+ online math lessons featuring a personal math teacher inside every lesson! In this lesson, students learn the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem, which states that if the sum of the squares of the lengths of two sides of a triangle is equal to the sum of the square of the third side, then the triangle is a right triangle. Students also learn the following related theorems. If the sum of the squares of the lengths of two sides of a triangle is less than the sum of the square of the third side, then the triangle is obtuse. If the sum of the squares of the lengths of two sides of a triangle is greater than the sum of the square of the third side, then the triangle is acute. If the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle is less than or equal to the length of the third side, then the triangle is not possible. Students are then given the lengths of the sides of a triangle, and are asked if the triangle is acute, right, obtuse, or not possible. A review of the Pythagorean Triples, such as 3-4-5 or 5-12-13, is also included in this lesson.

Tagged under: converse,pythagorean,theorem

Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.

Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip

Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans

Play this activity

1. Students enter a simple code

2. You play the video

3. The students comment

4. You review and reflect

* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities

Share on:

Share Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help on Google+ Share Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help on Twitter Share Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help on Facebook Pin Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help Email Converse of Pythagorean Theorem - MathHelp.com - Math Help

Ready to see what else Spiral logo can do?

With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.

Quickfire

Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking

Discuss

Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class

Team Up

Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices

Clip

Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes

1000s of teachers use Spiral to deliver awesome, engaging activities that capture students' understanding during lessons.

Now it's your turn Sign up

Spiral Reviews by Teachers and Digital Learning Coaches

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Kathryn Laster @kklaster

Tried out the canvas response option on @SpiralEducation & it's so awesome! Add text or drawings AND annotate an image! #R10tech

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Room 220 Math Stars @3rdgradeBCE

Using @SpiralEducation in class for math review. Student approved! Thumbs up! Thanks.

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Miss Ord @ordmiss

Absolutely amazing collaboration from year 10 today. 100% engagement and constant smiles from all #lovetsla #spiral

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Adam J. Stryker @strykerstennis

Students show better Interpersonal Writing skills than Speaking via @SpiralEducation Great #data #langchat folks!

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Dr Ayla Göl @iladylayla

A good tool for supporting active #learning.

Spiral
Review of Spiral by teacher: Brett Erenberg @BrettErenberg

The Team Up app is unlike anything I have ever seen. You left NOTHING out! So impressed!

Get the Clip Chrome Extension & Create Video Lessons in Seconds

Add Clip to Chrome