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Simple Constructions with Cabri Jr.

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

The Cabri® Jr. Constructions Tools Menu (F3) contains tools for contructing geometric objects. This activity provides practice using several of the tools. The activity also investigates the terms: median of a triangle and the altitude of a triangle.

Before the Activity

See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this Activity.

Print the appropriate pages from the Activity for your class.

Install the Cabri Jr. App on the students' graphing calculators using TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable.

During the Activity

  • Distribute the appropriate pages from the Activity to your class
  • Follow the activity procedures

  • Students will:
  • Construct a parallelogram
  • Construct an altitude, angle bisector, and median of a triangle
  • After the Activity

    Students will complete the Data Collection and Analysis worksheet.