This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Geometry Graphing Calculator and Computer Masters to accompany, Lesson 10-5: Tangents. Students will use Cabri® Jr. to explore some of the characteristics of tangents.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.
During the Activity
Use the measuring capabilities of Cabri® Jr. to explore the characteristics of tangents
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.