The students will use the Cabri Jr. APPVAR ALTHYP1M to discover the relationship between the altitude on the hypotenuse and the two segments of the hypotenuse.
Before the Activity
- Download the Cabri Jr. APPVAR ALTHYP1M to handhelds using TI-Connect software and unit to unit link cables. ALTHYP1M may also be sent via TI-Navigator.
- Students should do the worksheet "Selecting and dragging an object using Cabri Jr."
During the Activity
This activity is a lesson launcher for understanding the relationship between the altitude upon the hypotenuse and the segments of the hypotenuse.
- Distribute Student Worksheet for G.G. 47 with measures CD.
- Students use the Cabri Jr. APPVAR ALTHYP1M to answer questions from student worksheet.
After the Activity
Review student results from worksheet.