Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Lesson Plan

Description:

In this experiment, students construct an equilateral triangle using graph paper, pencil, protractor and a ruler. They also make a "laser triangle" using a laser pointer and front-silvered mirrors.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

equilateral triangle laser triangle

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2011-10-25.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This is a high school physics experiment that includes considerable math content. Students build equilateral triangles and use lasers to try to determine experimentally how the law of reflection works. It’s high intensity learning and should provide a gripping lesson.

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