Education Technology

Angles formed by Parallel Lines cut by a Transversal

Activity Overview

The purpose of this activity is to use the dynamic capabilities of the TI-Nspire to help students make conjectures about the measures of angles when two parallel lines are cut by a transversal.

Before the Activity

The teacher should familiarize himself/herself with the file ParallelLinesExploration.tns. See ParallelLinesExploration.doc and pdf for step-by-step instructions.

During the Activity

The activity was written with the idea of the teacher using the file to present to the whole class.