Arc of Ball To Make Basket
Students examine the mathematical relationship in scoring a basket. They observe the arc of the ball as it travels to the basket from different points on the floor.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry learners. This comprehensive Common Core lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review It All Comes Full Circle
How long does it take spacecraft go around the earth? Using the circular orbits of the space shuttle and the International Space Station, groups determine the distance traveled in one revolution, then calculate the distance traveled...
8 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Surface Area and Volume of Conics - Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
This is a multi-faced unit that looks at circles, arcs, sectors, cylinders, cones, spheres, and hemispheres. The formulas for finding length, area, surface area, and volume are discussed with an eye towards an intuitive understanding....
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Calculating Arcs and Areas of Sectors of Circles
Going around in circles trying to find a resource on sectors of circles? Here is an activity where pupils first complete an assessment task to determine the areas and perimeters of sectors of circles. They then participate in an activity...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Communications and the Lunar Outpost
Can you hear me now? Groups use given information about communication on the moon to determine the maximum distance an astronaut can travel and stay in communication. Using the calculations, they determine what lunar features they can...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable