Geometry Golf

There are three different kinds of golf activities that my students enjoyed, ranging from very simple to moderate to outrageous!

ProtractorGolf

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Protractor Golf – Protractor Golfing2012 (click to download the project)- Protractor Golf is an activitiy that can be used with students just learning to use rulers and protractors through students who have experience with the Pythagorean Theorem, right triangle trig, to inverse trig.  Download the activity with some practice holes.  Put the practice holes in page protectors or clearVu paper savers like ones shown on this website:  http://www.etacuisenaire.com/catalog/product?deptId=&prodId=76182&q=clearVu+paper+savers to save paper and promote more particiaption.  Want a SMART Notebook for your SMART Board for this lesson?  Download one at: Geometry Gems

ScaleModelGolf

Mini Golf – Scale Models. – Miniature Golf Instructions , Teacher Notes for Miniature Golf Lesson, 3Practice Holes, and PowerPoint:  HowtomakeaHOLE-in-One2009  Want a SMART Notebook for your SMART Board for this lesson?  Download one at:  Geometry Gems 

4x8Hole1Life-Sized Mini Golf Holes made from 4′ x 8′  pieces of plywood and ready to play!  Read my article “Math Teacher MiniGolf”  article in Mathematics Teacher, v87 n7 p490-95 Oct 1994

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If you have questions or have done some of these golf activities in your classroom, let me hear from you!

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About napmath

I recently retired from full-time teaching. I taught students in High School math classes from Basic Math through AP Calculus. I have been into integrating technology into my classes since 1981. I am Nationally Board Certified, am the proud recipient of a Presidential Award of Excellence in Math Teaching, text book author, Golden Apple Scholar, Certified SMART Board Trainer, Regional Technology Teacher of the Year, and give workshops across the country - geometry, Common Core, mathematics, Interactive Whiteboards, and technology. I am currently working as an adjunct faculty member at Illinois Wesleyan University and authoring books for SMART Boards and Promethean Boards with Vision Technology. http://visionstechnology.com/
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5 Responses to Geometry Golf

  1. napmath says:

    Here’s a great site for Geometry Projects… http://staff.district87.org/powelln/geometry.htm

  2. martinteacher says:

    Wow! I love the projects that you have done with your students. Here is a bit of our golf project.
    http://martinteach.edublogs.org/2011/10/01/project-for-math-and-science-involving-measurement-and-science-concepts/

    I can’t wait to explore the rest of your site.

    Mrs. Esswein
    http://smith5thgradeblog2013.wordpress.com/

    • napmath says:

      This was fun to watch… your students were having a blast and that’s what math is all about! Thanks for sharing your project and classroom! Keep up the good work.

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