# Lesson Ideas

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Types of Triangles

Types of Triangles

Triangles abound in this BrainPOP triangle movie! In it, Tim and Moby introduce you to one of the sharpest shapes around. You’ll find out exactly what a triangle is, how many kinds there are, and what all of a triangles angles add up to. Discover the two ways in which we classify angles and the three categories within each group. You’ll also learn which triangles have three equal sides, which have two equal sides, and which has sides that are all different sizes! Finally, you’ll learn what a hypotenuse is, and the difference between acute and obtuse angles. It’s a festival of triangles!

## Basic Geometry Lesson Plan: A Tangled Web Puzzle Game

In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive game) to learn about basic geometry concepts. Students will explore angles, parallel lines, polygons, triangles, circles, and more while applying their findings to real-life situations.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Geometry Q and A Lesson Plan: Student-Generated Questions

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the unifying principles of geometry. Students will identify pertinent questions related to geometry, answer student-generated geometry questions using BrainPOP resources, and share research findings.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »