Foundations of Geometry

One two-week session
June 29–July 10
9:30–11:30 a.m.
Boys and girls, rising 8th through rising 10th graders
$260

*This class will take place online*

What to bring: Computer with webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access, pencils

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra I.

Geometry is full of new vocabulary and the dreaded proof. Start your year off right by learning foundational terms and the mathematical language of geometry. Students will have an opportunity to develop mathematical reasoning and problem-solving techniques to investigate and explore geometry. This class is ideal for students who are planning to take Geometry in the fall and want to preview the concepts in advance. Students will learn these concepts while building an Interactive Notebook that they can use during the coming school year!

Day 1: Introduction, Language of Geometry

Day 2: Points, Lines and Planes; Euclidean Postulates and Theorems

Day 3: Translations and Reflections

Day 4: Rotations and Determining Transformations

Day 5: Rotational and Reflectional Symmetry

Day 6: Triangle Congruence

Day 7: Triangle Congruence/Proofs

Day 8: Proofs

Day 9: Constructions

Also check out our Geometry class for course credit!

Teacher bio: Anne Chiasson is the Staff Development Teacher at Walt Whitman High School. She has taught courses ranging from Pre–Algebra through Calculus over the last 19 years. She has three daughters, all of whom attend Landon Summer. Anne is excited to be back for her tenth summer with us.

Fun fact: Anne has been paragliding in the Swiss Alps!

Find your right angle!

 

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Register for a morning AND afternoon camp/class and Halftime is included for free.

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Established in 1935, Landon Summer at Landon School offers traditional day camps and specialized programs for boys and girls, ages 3 1/2 - 17.

 

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