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
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.