In this parabola learning exercise, students write the equation for a parabola using a specified focus, directrix or vertex. This one-page learning exercise contains ten problems.
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Parabolas Are All Around Us
Moving parabolas off of graph paper and into the real world is the task at hand in this detailed poster project. First, learners perform a cumulative activity identifying many characteristics of an assigned quadratic equation. Next, they...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Conics Introduction and Parabolas
Where did conic sections get their name? The equation and graph of a parabola are developed from the definition of the conic section. Teacher examples on graphing the equation and writing an equation from the graph round out the plan.
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Quadratic Equations with the CBL 2
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...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed