This concept teaches students the properties of kites and how to apply them.
In this fun talk, see some real-world applications of kites! Saul Griffith shows an invention his company has been working on: giant kite turbines that create surprising amounts of clean, renewable energy.
This video gives more detail about the mathematical principles presented in Kites.
This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in Kites.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Kites.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Learn new vocabulary words and help remember them by coming up with your own sentences with the new words using a Stop and Jot table.
Learn about the many roles of kites throughout history and how you can build one of your own.
This study guide looks at properties and theorems about trapezoids and kites.