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Geometry In the Real World Project/ Mrs. Sykes this is the right one! Watch this one!
 

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    Geometry In the Real World Project/ Mrs. Sykes this is the right one! Watch this one! Geometry In the Real World Project/ Mrs. Sykes this is the right one! Watch this one! Presentation Transcript

    • Geometry In the Real World Project
      Geometry In the World of Sports
      By: Andrew Larimore
      Pre-AP Geometry Block 1
    • Point
      Definition
      Point- An undefined term in geometry, it names the location and has no size.
      Baseball Diamond Base
      This base names the location of the player.
    • Line (Segment)
      Definition
      Line- An undefined term in geometry, a line is a straight path that has no thickness and extends forever.
      Swimming Lane Rope
      In swimming, lane ropes are straight lines to keep swimmers in their own lanes.
    • Plane
      Definition
      Plane- An undefined term in geometry, it is a flat surface that has no thickness and extends forever.
      Baseball Field
      A baseball field is a flat surface that is used to play baseball on.
    • Angle
      Definition
      Angle- A figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint.
      Cheerleaders
      Cheerleaders make all kinds of angles with their arms, legs, and as a team.
    • Perpendicular Lines
      Definition
      Perpendicular Lines- Lines that intersect at ninety degree angles.
      Field Goal Posts
      Field goal posts form two sets of perpendicular lines.
    • Parallel Lines
      Definition
      Parallel Lines- Lines in the same plane that do not intersect.
      Basketball Court Side Lines
      On a basketball court, the two side lines are two lines that lie in the same plane that never intersect.
    • Triangle
      Definition
      Triangle- A three-sided polygon.
      Billiards Rack
      In billiards, the rack is a triangular shaped three-sided polygon.
    • Right Triangle
      Definition
      Right Triangle- A triangle with one right angle.
      Skateboarding Ramps
      In skateboarding, the sides of many ramps are right triangles.
    • Pentagon
      Definition
      Pentagon- A five-sided polygon.
      Soccer Ball
      On a soccer ball, the black designs are five sided polygons.
    • Hexagon
      Definition
      Hexagon- A six-sided polygon.
      Soccer Ball
      On a soccer ball, the white designs are six-sided polygons.
    • Square
      Definition
      Square- A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles.
      Swimming Block
      In swimming, the block that the swimmers start off of is a square shaped figure with four right angles and four congruent sides.
    • Rectangle
      Definition
      Rectangle- A quadrilateral with four right angles.
      Diving Board
      In diving, a diving board is a rectangular shaped quadrilateral with four right angles.
    • Trapezoid
      Definition
      Trapezoid- A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides.
      Soccer Goal
      In soccer, a soccer goal is shaped like a trapezoid and has exactly one pair of parallel sides.
    • Parallelogram
      Definition
      Parallelogram- A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides.
      Track Hurdle
      In track, a hurdle is a quadrilateral with exactly two pairs of parallel sides.
    • Circle
      Definition
      Circle- The set of points in a plane that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the circle.
      Nascar Tire
      In nascar, a tire is in the shape of a circle.
    • Cylinder
      Definition
      Cylinder- A three dimensional figure with two parallel congruent circular bases and a curved lateral surface that connects the bases.
      Baseball Bat
      In baseball, a bat is a three dimensional figure with two parallel congruent circular bases.
    • Sphere
      Definition
      Sphere- The set of points in space that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the sphere.
      Tennis Ball
      In tennis, a tennis ball is a spherical shaped object.
    • Pyramid
      Definition
      Pyramid- A polyhedron formed by a polygonal base and triangular lateral faces that meet at a common vertex.
      Cheerleader Pyramid
      In cheerleading, a pyramid is formed by several cheerleaders stacked on top of one another.
    • Cone
      Definition
      Cone- A three-dimensional figure with a circular base and a curved lateral surface that connects the base to a point called the vertex.
      Cheerleading Cone
      In cheerleading, the cone they use to project their voices has a curved lateral surface that connects the base to the vertex.
    • Cube
      Definition
      Cube- A prism with six square faces.
      All-Around Scoreboard
      In some sports like hockey and basketball, there is an all-around scoreboard that is a prism with six square faces.
    • The End!
      That concludes some of the many geometric figures in the world of sports.
      Made by-Andrew Larimore
      Class- Pre AP Geometry Block 1
      Date- 12/11/09
      Thanks For Watching!