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How long of a ladder do you need to become a hero? First, student make sure they are safely becoming a hero. Then, they discover the relationships between the pythagorean theorem, angles of right triangles, and the main three trigonometric functions.

Mathematical Domains: Geometry, Expressions & Equations

Standards: Grade Levels 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: 8.G.B.7, 8.EE.A.2, HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-CED.A.2, HSA-REI.A.1, HSF-BF.A.1c, HSF-IF.B.4, HSF-IF.B.5 , HSG-SRT.C.8, HSG-SRT.C.6

Topics: Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometry, similar triangles, creating expressions, interpreting expressions, solving equations in one and two variables

Grade Level(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, ExcelSpreadsheets, PDF, Activities