Eighth Grade HandsOn Activities
 Describe and draw vertical, supplementary and complementary angles. Verify
the relationship between the angles by measuring.
 Using graph paper, apply transformations to geometric figures such as:
 rotate or turn
 reflect or flip horizontally and vertically
 translate or slide
 dilate or scale
Find applications of transformations such as tiling, fabric design or art.
 Describe and construct solid figures including prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones.
 Verify the Pythagoreum Theorum by measuring. Apply the Pythagoreum Theorum to find
the missing length of a side of a right triangle when the other two sides are given.
 Analyze games of chance and board games using probability and make predictions about
the possible outcomes.
 Use information derived from line, bar, circle and picture graphs and histograms
to make comparisons, predictions and inferences.
 Organize and describe data using a matrix.
 Graph a two variable linear equation on the coordinate plane, using a table
of ordered pairs.
 Describe and represent relations using tables and graphs.
 Create and solve problems using proportions, formulas and functions.
