Trigonometry in 3D

A FULL LESSON on using trigonometry in 3D.

Contents of download:

  • One normal ‘clicker’ version displaying solutions as you progress through the PPT.
  • One ‘triggered’ version which will only display solutions as you select them using the solutions button on each slide.
  • Worksheet with solutions
  • Examples in 4 different formats for your preference

We are learning about: Trigonometry in 3D
We are learning to: Use trigonometry to solve problems in three dimensions

Differentiated objectives:

  • Developing learners will be able to calculate the missing angles of a right angle triangle using trigonometry.
  • Secure learners will be able to calculate the angle between 3D line segments and planes using trigonometry.
  • Excelling learners will be able to solve unfamiliar 3D problems using their knowledge of trigonometry.

Main: Walkthrough examples followed by practice questions on worksheets. All solutions given on PPT and in worksheet format.


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  • 2.6h-3D-Trigonometry---Clicker.pptx
  • 2.6h-3D-Trigonometry---Triggered.pptx
  • 2.6a-Worksheet.pdf
  • 2.6a-Examples-All-colour.pdf
  • 2.6a-Examples-all.pdf
  • 2.6a-Examples-separate.pdf
  • 2.6a-Examples-1-colour.pdf
  • 2.6a-Examples-2-colour.pdf
  • 2.6a-Worksheet-SOLUTIONS.pdf

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Created: Apr 9, 2019

Updated: Jun 7, 2019

Whole lesson

pptx, 1 MB


Whole lesson

pptx, 1 MB



pdf, 152 KB


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