Geometry – Constructions Playlist

By | November 24, 2016

16 Geometry Constructions Playlist

In this playlist you will find 16 tutorials that show you the step-by-step process of creating various geometry constructions from scratch.  All that you need is a protractor, compass and straightedge.  Each of the constructions are concise and very easy to follow.  If you have just 3-6 minutes you will be able to construction …

  • Perpendiculars to a point on a line or in space
  • Perpendicular bisectors
  • Parallel lines
  • Congruent angles
  • Altitudes & medians
  • Various shapes (Equilateral triangles, a rhombus, a kite, a hexagon)
  • Circumcenter & incenter of triangles

Standards of Learning (SOL)

SOL G.4

The student will construct and justify the constructions of

a) a line segment congruent to a given line segment;

b) the perpendicular bisector of a line segment;

c) a perpendicular to a given line from a point not on the line;

d) a perpendicular to a given line at a given point on the line;

e) the bisector of a given angle,

f) an angle congruent to a given angle; and

g) a line parallel to a given line through a point not on the given line.


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