Pythagorean Theorem Lesson: Geometry in the Real World

For students, schoolwork with real-world relevance is key for learning. Activities and projects that introduce new content into familiar contexts have a greater chance of being successfully applied by students in later, less familiar situations.

In this classroom video, geometry teacher Mr. Robert Oswald gives his students practice using the Pythagorean theorem and principle of triangulation to solve the real-world problem of locating a missing cell phone in their area.

Pythagorean Theory Lesson

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