Education Technology

Investigate Perpendicular Bisector

Published on 08/16/2006

Activity Overview

Student activity: Discover that any point on the perpendicular bisector of a segment is equidistant from the endpoints of the segment

Before the Activity

Students should have access to either the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of calculators.

During the Activity

Student activity: Discover that any point on the perpendicular bisector of a segment is equidistant from the endpoints of the segment

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary