In this parabolas worksheet, students write the equation of 6 parabolas in standard form and then sketch their graphs. Students then write 13 equations for parabolas given certain information.
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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
Discovering Properties of Parabolas by Comparing and Contrasting Parabolic Equations
Here's a lesson plan with a laser focus on parabolas. Pupils learn how to derive the equation of a parabola given the equation of the directrix and the coordinates of the focus. Using a reference sheet, learners work in groups to derive...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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