This activity allows students to find the area of a triangle using Heron's formula.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
Install The Geometer's SketchPad® App on the students' graphing calculators following the attached instructions.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Use Heron's formula to find the area of a triangle.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary