Geometer's Sketchpad

The Geometer's Sketchpad is a commercial interactive geometry software program for exploring Euclidean geometry, algebra, calculus, and other areas of mathematics.


Project Maths Documents

This 22 page pdf document gives a brief introduction to the use of Geometer's Sketch pad in the Teaching of Strand 2 - Geometry and Trigonometry. Topics coverd include: Using the Menu's and Setting Preferences, Familiarising yourself with the Toolbar, Constructing a Therorem, Tangents to Circles, Equilateral Triangles, Right Angled Triangles, Circumcentre, The Coordinate Plane, Adding lines, Finding Slopes and Equations of Lines, Points of Intersection of Lines, Translations, Central Symmetry, Axial Symmetry and Enlargements, Coordinate Geometry of the Circle and The Unit Circle in Trigonometry.

Links to Other Websites

These pages provide resources and support for using The Geometer's Sketchpad to explore mathematics.