# Category - Using Gizmos

## New Gizmo: Senses

Everything we know about the world around us comes through our senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. We detect this information through specialized...

## Teachable moment: Hurricane Harvey

35 inches of rain and “catastrophic” storm-surge flooding is predicted following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall late Friday or early Saturday, the...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Concurrent Lines, Medians, and Altitudes

The Concurrent Lines, Medians, and Altitudes Gizmo shows four ways of dividing a triangle: by perpendicular bisectors, angle bisectors, altitudes, and medians...

## Using Gizmos in Los Fresnos CISD to learn about eclipses

Today students at Los Fresnos High School used the 3D Eclipse Gizmo in their astronomy class to get ready for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21. Los...

Using Gizmos

## Happy Pythagorean Theorem Day!

Happy Pythagorean Theorem Day! The Pythagorean Theorem states that, in a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse (the longest side of the triangle) is...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: 3D Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, the relative position of the Earth, sun, and moon will cause a solar eclipse that will be visible across the United States. This will be...

## Free Gizmos account now includes Eclipse simulations

ExploreLearning is now providing free access to a limited set of its award-winning Gizmos for teachers and their students. The new Gizmos free accounts are a...

## Gizmo of the Week: Geometric Probability

In the Geometric Probability Gizmo, students explore the relationship between two fields of mathematics: probability and geometry. In the Gizmo, students...

## Gizmo of the Week: Coastal Winds and Clouds

August begins this week. Even though the summer is winding down, there’s still time to head to the beach! The weather in coastal areas is distinctly different...

## Gizmo of the Week: Proving Triangles Congruent

Establishing triangle congruence comes up again and again in geometric proofs. The Proving Triangles Congruent Gizmo allows students to explore the conditions...