Applying the Pythagorean Theorem- In this video, learn how using the Pythagorean theorem can help people solve real-world problems involving distances. In the accompanying classroom activity, students develop their problem-solving, spatial reasoning, and geometry skills by putting the Pythagorean theorem to use.
Football and the Pythagorean Theorem: There's Math in Sports?- Explore how the Pythagorean theorem can be used to determine the distance that a pass and a kick in football actually travel in this interactive from Alabama Public Television.
(Litgram) Math offers many creative, insightful avenues for budding artists. This project opens the door for students working on the Pythagorean Theorem to explore how mathematics forms the shapes of our world. While the project lists definite requirements, students should be encouraged to explore these concepts to discover other mathematical, and artistic, possibilities.