52 Weeks of Math Activities

Week 2: Spiral of Theodorus

This week the Spiral of Theodorus can be used to enhance understanding of the pythagorean theorem, right triangles, pi, and more. The spiral goes by many names (square root, Pythagorean, or Einstein Spiral) and approximates the Archimedean Spiral. Instructions: 1.) Create a right isosceles triangle where the sides that are the same measure 1 unit …

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