Triangular Turkeys: Tricks of Trigonometry
Friday, November 18, 2016
Elementary School Students
The purpose of this lesson is to teach students how using simple geometric shapes can create an abstracted (simplified) but recognizable representations of a traditional symbol. Students will also discuss the Thanksgiving celebration and how it is an integral part of American life.
Students will briefly discuss the Thanksgiving tradition. Students will learn how to create an iconic animal from simple geometric shapes – and the trigonometric concepts of equilateral, isosceles, right, and scalene triangles – by utilizing cutting and layering methods to achieve a decorative work of art.
Lesson plan for Triangular Turkeys – Tricks of Trigonometry
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