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Pythagoras’ theorem (Years 9 and 10)
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of Pythagoras' theorem and using it to find the length of sides. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 9, Year 10|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||Pythagoras, triangle, right-angle, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Geometry|
|Topics||Angles and geometric reasoning, Pythagoras and trigonometry|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMMG222 Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right angled triangles
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