Algebra Grade 8

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Course Overview

Grade 8 Syllabus

Math Notebook

Grade 8 Notebook

Classwork

Projects

Pythagorean Theorem WebQuest

Task 1: Pythagoras

Watch the following short video about Pythagoras.  Complete the questions on your web quest worksheet.

Task 2: Types of Triangles

Follow the link to learn more about the different types of triangles and how they are classified by their sides and angles.  Answer the questions on your web quest worksheet.

Task 3: Practice

Got it?  Now you will practice using the sides and angles of triangles to classify them.

Begin by classifying a triangle by its angles.  Click this link and scroll down to “PRACTICE”.  Begin by practicing your skills (click the start button).

When you’re ready to test yourself….”PLAY” the game using the option: “countdown” in the play section located in the next section.  The clock will immediately begin to countdown from 60.  How many can you correctly identify in 60 seconds?  Try to beat your best.  Record on your web quest worksheet.

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Next classify a triangle by the lengths of its sides.  Click this link and scroll down.  Begin by practicing your skills (click the start button).

When you’re ready to test yourself….Play the game using the option: “countdown” in the play section located in the next section.  The clock will immediately begin to countdown from 60.  How many can you correctly identify in 60 seconds?  Try to beat your best.  Record on your web quest worksheet.

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Since every triangle has a total of 180 degrees as a sum of the angles, we can easily find out how many degrees are in the third angle if given the number of degrees in the other two.  You will click this link to find the missing angles.

When you’re ready to test yourself….Play the game using the option: “countdown” in the play section located at the bottom of the page.  The clock will immediately begin to countdown from 60.  How many can you correctly identify in 60 seconds?  Try to beat your best.  Record on your web quest worksheet.

Task 4: Research the Pythagorean Theorem

Click this link and this link to learn more about the Pythagorean Theorem and how it works.  Answer the questions on your web quest worksheet.

Task 5: Ladder Problem-solving real world problems

Click this link to solve the Ladder Problem.  Record your answer and your work on the web quest worksheet.

Task 6: Baseball Problem-solving real world problems

Click this link to solve the Baseball Problem.  Record your answer and your work on the web quest worksheet.