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Algebra: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All Algebra, all the time! Here is a compiled list of resources that address all of the standards regarding Algebra Common Core for high school. Each resource has the main standard it addresses under the notes section of the item. 
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Rocket Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHow high will it fly? Pairs build straw rockets and launch them at different angles and determine the height and horizontal distance of the flight path. Teams make conjectures about how the angle affects the measured distances and use...
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Zero G Ferrofluid Fail

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is it like to go up in a zero gravity airplane? Physics Girl shares her experiences and the science experiments she brought along as part of her video series. From the way your body feels to the failed experiments, she laughs and...
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Out of Left Field

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A baseball trajectory and a parabola seem to make the best pair in real-world quadratic applications. Here is a current baseball resource with questions, discussions, and explorations regarding a quadratic function and home run...
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Pre-Calculus Review Sheet

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Pre-Calculus has some detailed formulas involved and here is a great resource that lumps then all together for you. Broken up into rectangular, polar, and parametric sections, the conics all include formulas and graphs. 
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Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Starting with the basics, learners discover the features of a parabola and the ways to accurately graph it. After pupils practice with graphing, the end of the worksheet focuses on application type problems. 
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Angry Birds

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Make math enjoyable while playing a favorite game! Learners fly their way through quadratic equations as they predict the flight path of an Angry Birds character. The lesson incorporates some play time of the game, followed by an article...
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Standard Form of Conics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a complete go-to guide for the standard form of conics? This five-page packet does a nice job of connecting conics to prior knowledge of functions and transformations. Adapt the resource as Algebra II lesson plan notes, or...
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Solving a Quadratic by Factoring

For Students 7th - 11th
Solving quadratics by factoring is the main concept in this video. Several examples are shown with positive numbers and with negative numbers. The instructor demonstrates how to set the factored equation to zero to solve the quadratic....
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Quadratic Equations with the CBL 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners practice generating parabolas with a motion sensor while determining the vertex form of the equation. They compare it to the regression equation from the calculator onto a data mate software. Each student completes several...
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Shifting functions

For Students 8th - 11th
Though Sal expects that viewers are "reasonably familiar" with square roots, he takes this opportunity to explain some of the notation, and how to graph square root functions. He uses a graphing calculator from my.hrw.com/math06 to...
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 5 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
If your math students are having a hard time with graphing and slopes, this video could be a great resource as they prepare for the SAT. Sal takes care in explaining his thought process, making sure where to note different strategies to...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 3 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Explaining that the only thing he gets in return for these videos "is the satisfaction of you guys getting a perfect score on the SAT," Sal charges on through the practice SAT problems. Students who have a difficulty with parabolas and...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Graphing skills are a focus of this video, making it ideal for students who have a hard time using slopes and functions. Additional problems involve visualization, geometric figures, and algebraic factoring.
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 4 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal explains how helping his young cousins with their math skills inspired him to make this series of videos, so he can help a bunch of people pass the SAT. In this video, he covers exponents, quadratics, and parabolas in problems 5-9 on...
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Stretching the Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars investigate transforming parabolas.  In this transforming parabolas lesson, they take the parent graph y=x^2 and transform it by shifting left, right, up, and down and shrinking and stretching. The class finds maximums,...
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Graphs

For Students 9th - 11th
In this graphs activity, students solve and complete 15 various types of problems. First, they determine the range of the function of the graph shown and write in interval notation. Then, students find the domain of the function in the...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 28-31

For Students 8th - 10th
Students will find this CAHSEE Practice video helpful and informative as they prepare for the test. Here, Sal covers parabolas, graphing, linear equations, and algebraic equations. The test strategies will be as helpful to your math...
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How to Calculate and Analyze the Equation for a Parabolic Path

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWorking in groups, pupils plot three points on the coordinate plane representing three different parabolic paths. Using a calculator, they determine the quadratic regression equation for their models. Each team then figures out the...
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Throwing a Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewUse mathematics to help the football team. Pairs brainstorm how to approach finding a solution to a problem to help the quarterback complete more passes. By researching and collecting data, the teams derive an equation to represent the...
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How High Can You Throw?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Find heights by measuring time. Teams collect data to determine the height that a tennis ball is thrown. Classmates measure the height of the initial release of the ball and how long it stays aloft. Using a projectile motion equation,...
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College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
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Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...