3D Pythagoras – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on 3D Pythagoras that looks at how to solve problems in 3 dimensions using Pythagoras’ Theorem. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To use Pythagoras’ Theorem to solve problems in 3 dimensions.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘3D Pythagoras’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Pythagoras Match Cards
  • 3D Pythagoras Demonstration Slide
  • 3D Pythagoras Example Slide
  • Mini Plenary
  • Student Worksheet on 3D Pythagoras
  • Further Trigonometry Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the Further Trigonometry unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: