Please note: This site contains links to websites not controlled by the Australian Government or ESA. More information here.
The spider and the fly
Students solve a problem using their knowledge of geometrical properties.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Purpose||Student task, Home practice tasks|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Pythagoras and trigonometry|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve practical problems applying Pythagoras' theorem and trigonometry of right-angled triangles, including problems involving direction and angles of elevation and depression
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)
© 1997-2021 University of Cambridge. Free-for-education material.