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Instructional Resource | Geometric Construction | Constructing an Egg Shape

Instructional Resource | Geometric Construction | An Egg Shape

In this instructional resource, we show the steps in constructing an egg shape. In the process, students learn about using common points of tangency to create smooth curves from two different shapes. This activity can be done with pencil, compass, ruler, and grid paper. 


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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.D.12
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Circles
        • Geometric Constructions with Circles
Copyright Year 2023
Keywords geometric construction, circular arcs, elliptical constructions