Introduction to Pursuit Curves
Students are introduced to pursuit curves--the path a person might follow if they were chasing someone else. They follow a story of one person chasing another and then create graphs of parametric equations to show the pursuit curve.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Connecting Algebraic, Graphic and Numeric Representation
Cooperative learning groups present models that compare and contrast graphic and numeric representations of real-life problems in context. Learners are challenged to create and explain the data in tables and equations within the context...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Pi Day: The Other Math Holiday!
Happy Pi Day! This collection of games, experiments, and activities leads participants through an exploration of the many aspects and attributes of that mysterious quantity, pi. Activities range from using statistical experimentation to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating Area Under a Curve
Taking a lesson straight from the calculus classroom and making it algebra appropriate is the task of the day. Learners go step by step through calculating different area approximations underlines and curves, reviewing many key geometry...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Expressions, Equations, and Functions
Here is an unexpected resource: chapter 1 of an Algebra textbook. You can use all or some of its contents to teach your Middle Schoolers all about algebraic expression, domain, function notation, linear equations, order of operations,...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Jump! An Exploration into Parametric Equations
Explore parametric equations in this lesson plan, and learn how to determine how much time it takes for an object to fall compared with an object being launched. high scoolers will use parametric equations to follow the path of objects...
9th - 12th Science