Graphing Trigonometric Functions Teacher Resources
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Graph Trigonometric Functions Using a Graphing Calculator
Fancy graphs require fancy equipment, or just a graphing calculator. Go beyond the simple sine and cosine graphs, and let learners discover what happens when you incorporate other operations with the trig graphs and notice special...
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Basic Trigonometric Identities from Graphs
Have young mathematicians create new identities! They explore the even/odd, cofunction, and periodicity identities through an analysis of tables and graph. Next, learners discover the relationships while strengthening their understanding...
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Functions: High School Common Core Math
The high school math student should function as well as this collection does. Every standard in the Common Core Functions guide is covered with such resources as lesson plans, worksheets, and videos. Use what you need and put the fun back in functions.
9th - 12th Math
Extend Trigonometric Functions to All Real Numbers Using the Unit Circle (HSF-TF.A.2)
Think of the unit circle as a round candy bar waiting to be unwrapped. The videos start with the basic qualities of the unit circle, including reference triangles. Once confident, students work their way up to graphing sine and cosine and using a graphing calculator.
10th - 12th Math
Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions
Using the powerful tools of shifts and stretches to parent functions, this presentation walks the learner through graphing trigonometric functions by families. Key features of parent functions are reviewed and then the changes to those...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Using Technology to Represent Mathematical Identities
Students explore the concept of trig identities. In this trig identity lesson plan, students use Mathematica to graph trig identities. Students see the trig identities graphically and enforce the notion that two trig functions can be...
11th - Higher Ed
Ferris Wheels—Using Trigonometric Functions to Model Cyclical Behavior
Have class members going in circles as they model the path of a Ferris Wheel using trigonometric functions. Building on the previous lesson in this series on transformations, learners use trigonometric functions to model wheels of...
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Exploring Sinusoidal Functions
New ReviewWhat effect does changing a parameter have on the graph of a trigonometric function? Pupils use a Desmos applet to explore the general sine graph. They experiment changing different parameters and record the resulting change of the...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed