Education Technology

Going in Circles - Inscribed Angles

Activity Overview

This lesson has students discover properties of inscribed angles in a circle. Students use the Geometer's Sketchpad application for the TI-89 to construct a circle and an inscribed angle. (Topic - circles)

Before the Activity

Students should have access to the TI-89/TI-89 Titanium.

During the Activity

Students use Geometer's Sketchpad and the TI-89 to discover properties of inscribed angles in circles. This can be a teacher directed or discovery activity.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary