This one-semester survey course introduces students to:

  • basic ideas about geometric shapes,
  • how we use numbers to define and describe them,
  • how they relate to one another

Students will explore geometric concepts and make discoveries. Topics covered include angles and angle relationships; parallel and perpendicular lines; transformations, symmetry and tessellations; coordinate geometry; triangle relationships; quadrilaterals; polygons and polyhedra; Pythagorean Theorem and special right triangles; circles; perimeter, area, and volume; congruent triangles and proofs; and similarity and trigonometry.

Course materials: Geogebra software; CK-12 Basic Geometry online text, online readings from a variety of sources; teacher created notes, videos and tutorials.

Standards met: This course meets all standards and benchmarks in the Geometry & Measurement strand of the Minnesota 2007 Math Standards for Grades 9-11.

Credit: 0.5

Honors Opportunity: No

Prerequisites: None—this course is particularly appropriate for students who do not have the time in their schedule for a full-year sequence. It is important, however, for students to consult with their counselor regarding number of math credits as the year-long Applied Geometry A and B course may be a better option.

Honors Opportunity: No

Nationally accredited online learning for grades 9-12

Minnesota Online High School

MNOHS is a public charter school for students in grades 9-12 (and younger students who are ready for high-school) who need a flexible schedule.  We offer full-time and part time enrollment.

2314 University Ave W Suite 10
Saint Paul, MN 55114-1863

Phone: 1-800-764-8166
Fax: 1-866-586-2870

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