Online Class: ABCs of Geometry
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15Lessons

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13Hours
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1.3CEUs

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Course Description
This course will provide the learner with a better understanding of the underlying concepts of geometry. Through readings, lessons, quizzes and independent explorations, the learner will leave the course with more complete understanding of geometry and begin to be able to think in a geometrical fashion. Websites are also provided to help the learner further explore the topics on his/her own. At the end of this unit, the learner will be able to describe some of the basic premises behind geometric thinking, reasoning and study. They will also be able to demonstrate the following learning objectives:
Objectives (based on the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought):
 Students will be able to demonstrate the ability identify the ways geometry is used by people in their daily lives (i.e. professions, synthetic universe, natural universe, in the home, etc...)
 Students will be able to recognize and name figures (triangle, square, rectangle, rhombus, parellelogram, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, kite, rectangular and triangular pyramids, prisms, cone, sphere) [Level 0 Visualization]
 Students will be able to analyze various properties of shapes (i.e. right angles, parallel sides, number of sides, number of corners, etc...) [Level 1 Analysis]
 Students will be able to construct relationships between classes of figures (i.e. rectangles are parallelograms with a right angle, etc…) [Level 2 Informal Deduction]
 Students will be able to think deductively in regards to geometrical concepts. [Level 3 and 4 Deduction/Rigorous Proof]
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Course Lessons
Lesson 1  Geometry in Our World
Geometry surrounds all of us, making it a safer and more productive place.Lesson 2  Learning All About Shapes
At the beginning of any study of geometry, one must be able to identify shapes. Many of the names of shapes are derived from how many sides, angles or how the sides relate to each other.Lesson 3  Tessellations
A tessellation is defined as a pattern of shapes which are all closed and totally cover a surface.Lesson 4  Symmetry
Symmetry refers to both parts of a shape or figure as having equal or matching points.Lesson 5  Pentominoes
To create a pentomino one must connect five of the blocks on the grid together where they only touch on one side.Lesson 6  Three Dimensional Shapes
Shapes which have length, width and thickness are known as threedimensional shapes.Lesson 7  Perimeter
In twodimensional shapes, the perimeter is the distance around the shapes.Lesson 8  Area
The area of an object is how much space it takes upLesson 9  IfThen Statements
An ifthen statement is a statement where each part is contingent on the other.Lesson 10  Area of ThreeDimensional Objects
There are two different types of area which can be calculated for threedimensional shapes, surface area and volume.Lesson 11  Translations, Reflections, Rotations
There are four types of isometries which are: translations, rotations, reflections and glide reflections.Lesson 12  Classifying Shapes by Properties
The process of drawing conclusions about shapes and theories is an important aspect of geometry.Lesson 13  Proofs and Abstract thinking in Geometry
A proof is the process of drawing as many true conclusions about the information provided as possible to gain the narrowest viewpoint about what is presented.Lesson 14  Geometry in Our Universe
Geometric patterns can be found in the nonsynthetic universe and in the synthetic or manmade universe.Lesson 15  Geometry in Professions
There are numerous professions which need to have a basic understanding of the principles of geometry in order for success within the profession.
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Course Title:
ABCs of Geometry
Course Number:
7550571
Languages:
English  United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Category:
Course Type:
High School Level
CEU Value:
1.3 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation:
Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy:
Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method:
Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor:
Jeff Clark
Syllabus:
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Duration:
Continuous: Enroll anytime!
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Course Fee:
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Learning Outcomes
By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
 Recognize the role of Geometry in the real world.
 Recognize geometric shapes.
 Understand tessellations.
 Apply the concept of symmetry in geometry.
 Recognize pentominoes.
 Solve geometry problems of three dimensional shapes.
 Calculate the perimeter or any shape.
 Calculate the area of any shape.
 Calculate the area of three dimensional objects.
 Understand translations, reflections, and rotations in geometry.
 Classify shapes by properties.
 Create proofs in Geometry.
 Understand how Geometry is prevalent in our universe, and
 Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1: Geometry and Sports  Assignment  15 
Lesson 1  Geometry in Our World  Exam  10 
Lesson 2: Drawing Shapes  Assignment  30 
Lesson 2  Learning All About Shapes  Exam  9 
Lesson 3: Regular Tessellation  Assignment  30 
Lesson 3  Tessellations  Exam  9 
Lesson 4: Lines of Symmetry  Assignment  25 
Lesson 4  Symmetry  Exam  9 
Lesson 5: Pentomino Squeeze Game  Assignment  25 
Lesson 5  Pentominoes  Exam  10 
Lesson 6: Rectangular Prism  Assignment  25 
Lesson 6  Three dimensional shapes  Exam  10 
Lesson 7: Finding Perimeter  Assignment  25 
Lesson 7  Perimeter  Exam  10 
Lesson 8: Finding the Area  Assignment  30 
Lesson 8  Area  Exam  10 
Lesson 9: Define IfThen Statements  Assignment  15 
Lesson 9  If… Then Statements  Exam  10 
Lesson 10: Finding Surface Area  Assignment  25 
Lesson 10  Area of Three Dimension Objects  Exam  10 
Lesson 11: Geometry: Reflections  Assignment  25 
Lesson 11  Translations, Reflections, Rotations  Exam  5 
Lesson 12: Cylinders  Assignment  25 
Lesson 12  Classifying Shapes by Properties  Exam  9 
Lesson 13: Proofs in Geometry  Assignment  25 
Lesson 13  Proofs and Abstract thinking in Geometry  Exam  9 
Lesson 14: Geometry in Universe  Assignment  30 
Lesson 14  Geometry in Our Universe  Exam  9 
Lesson 15: Architect and Geometry  Assignment  25 
Lesson 15  Geometry in professions  Exam  9 
The Final Exam  Exam  140 
Total Points:  653 
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