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The Rising Cost of College: Tuition, Financial Aid, and Price Discrimination
Are average college tuition and fees really rising in the United States? Here is a fascinating take on the rising cost of college tuition and how price discrimination may explain what is often seen as an insurmountable cost for higher education.
9th - 12th Math 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discriminant of Quadratic Equations
Defining the word "discriminant" in the context of the quadratic formula, Sal continues to guide viewers through the process of quadratic equations. The true value of this video, as in Sal's entire series, is the emphasis on truly understanding the mathematical process necessary to solve the problem.
10 mins 7th - 11th Math 4 Views 9 Downloads
This worksheet is part of the TI-Nspire lesson on the quadratic formula. Pupils determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph and the discriminant. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on their Ti-Nspire.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination
Learners consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom debates about discrimination.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 43 Downloads
Analyzing the Discriminant
This is a detailed lesson plan that focuses on using the discriminant to determine the nature of the roots of a quadratic equation. The lesson plan begins with learners investigating similarities and differences among graphs of four quadratic equations.
8th - 12th Math 16 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Solution is Complex
Consider complex numbers, roots, and quadratic equations. Use the discriminate as a way to determine the nature of a quadratic's roots. Then discuss the similarities and differences between quadratics with two, one, or no real roots. There are nine included worksheets, cha-ching!
9th - 12th Math 26 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Racial discrimination against the Chinese in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Pupils examine the stereotypes of Chinese immigrants to Australia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They evaluate the validity of these stereotypes and investigate various pieces of legislation that discriminated against the Chinese.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Voting and Discrimination
High schoolers explore the history of voting and discrimination. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the Voting Rights Act of 1865 and amendments made to it. High schoolers respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 Downloads
Examining Your Rights: Answering Typical Interview Questions
High schoolers identify discriminating questions in employment interviews. In this diversity lesson, students discuss legal and illegal job interview questions and then role play situations which require them to answer or avert the interview questions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 38 Downloads
Questions of Courage
Examine discrimination. In this character education lesson, learners read two biographies, Vivien Naki and Hamilton Naki then analyze their personal discrimination experiences. They complete a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two viewpoints.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
American Minority Groups
Explore the contributions individuals have made in the lives of American minority groups. Twelfth graders write a five-page expository piece providing a social history, examples of discrimination, and patterns of assimilation for an American minority group.
12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 11 Downloads
Discriminating Against the Zero
Learners explore the concept of quadratic equations. In this quadratic equations lesson, students find the roots or zeros of quadratic equations using the quadratic formula. Learners give examples of functions with 2 real, rational roots, 2 real, irrational roots, double roots, and no roots.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Islamic Faith and Discrimination
After the events on 9/11 many Muslim-Americans experienced discrimination because of their ethnicity and faith. Help break the cycle of ignorance by educating your students on the history, religion, and beliefs of a different culture. They have a before and after discussion based on viewing the Nick News segment: Keeping Faith: Muslim Kids in AMerica.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
To stand up can have many different meanings. Examine the different usages in English and relate one of these meanings to a short film about homophobic bullying. Class members view and discuss the film as well as a short reading passage written by a proponent of the program that sponsored the video.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing the Discriminant
Here is a worksheet that focuses on analyzing the discriminant of a quadratic equation to determine the nature of the roots of the equation. It consists of a three-column organizational chart to complete. The first column states a scenario for the value of the discriminant, such as less than zero or equal to zero.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Classwork – The Discriminant & The Nature of Roots
The discriminant is such a handy little tool, and this worksheet provides good practice in using it. The worksheet contains ten quadratic functions. For each function, learners are asked to provide three sections of information. First, they compute the value of the discriminant, then use that value to determine how many roots the function has and whether the roots are real or imaginary.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyzing the Discriminant
This worksheet provides excellent practice in analyzing the discriminant of a quadratic equation. It contains six quadratic functions. For each function, learners find the roots of the equation, compute the value of the discriminant, state the nature of the roots, sketch a graph of the function, and state the number of x-intercepts of the graph.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed