Building a Better Pet Run
In this graphing calculator lesson, learners explore how areas changes given a fixed volume. This lesson takes a more geometry focus to this classic problem rather than algebraic one.
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Building a Quadratic Function
Grab a box of toothpicks and build a model of a dog pen in a lesson that introduces quadratic functions. Students work in groups to investigate how the area of a rectangle with a fixed perimeter varies with different lengths and widths....
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 1: Functions and Their Inverses
Nothing better than the original! Help your class understand the relationship of an inverse function to its original function. Learners study the connection between the original function and its inverse through algebraic properties,...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 3: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Natural human interest in patterns and algebraic study of function notation are linked in this introductory unit on the properties of sequences. Once presented with a pattern or situation, the class works through how to justify...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling a Context from Data (part 2)
Forgive me, I regress. Building upon previous modeling activities, the class examines models using the regression function on a graphing calculator. They use the modeling process to interpret the context and to make predictions based...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Marshmallow Design Challenge
How tall is your marshmallow structure? Using only limited supplies (including uncooked spaghetti noodles, masking tape, and one marshmallow), teams endeavor to support the marshmallow atop the tallest spaghetti structure they can build....
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