This activity uses the graphing calculator to investigate trapezoids.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Use the graphing calculator to construct trapezoids.
Find relationships regarding angle measurement that appears to be true for all trapezoids.
Determine 3 ways to construct an isoceles trapezoid.
State at least 3 properties that are true for all isoceles trapezoids.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary