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Geometer Sketchpad

Geometer Sketchpad Tutorials and Resources

Geometer’s Sketchpad Resources in Atomic Learning -- you do not need a password if you access Atomic Learning within SPPS; if you access it outside of SPPS, please see the handout with the passwords

Video Tutorials Used in this Workshop

  • Understanding Geometer’s Sketchpad
  • Visiting Sketchpad’s Website
  • Using Sample Sketches installed with Sketchpad
  • Constructing Segments, Rays, Lines, and Circles
  • Constructing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • Rotating Objects: Constructing a Square
  • Measuring the Slope of the Line
  • Measuring Length, Distance, Perimeter, and Circumference
  • Measuring Area
  • Measuring Angles in Degrees and Radians
  • Calculating with Measurements
  • Labeling Vertices
  • Using Mathematical Functions in the Calculator
  • Graphing Functions
  • Defining Parameters
  • Plotting the Function
  • Plotting Points

Print Resources
Geometer Sketchpad Workshop Guide(free download)

Other Resources
Free 30-day Preview of Sketchpad Lesson Link from Key Press – lesson plans aligned with standards

Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics – NCTM

Drexel University Math Forum Sketchpad Weblinks

Drexel University Math Forum Geometry Collection

Dynamic Geometry General Resources

Lesson Plans

Other Lessons

Mathfest Wiki with links to other Geometer’s Sketchpad Resources