Plotting Rectangular Coordinates
Students practice plotting coordinates on a flat surface or plane. The coordinates can be identified and labeled. An interesting variation of this process is made in the lesson when the position of holes made by thrown darts are plotted.
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Unit 8 Review Packet: Polar Coordinates, Polar Graphs, and Vectors
Tying together an introductory unit on polar coordinates, graphs, and vectors is often a daunting task. So many nuanced math skills develop through these lessons that making sure an assessment hits them is difficult, to say the least....
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 7: Connecting Algebra and Geometry
The coordinate plane links key geometry and algebra concepts in this approachable but rigorous unit. The class starts by developing the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, then moves to applications of slope. Activities...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Linear Equations in Two Variables
This traditional textbook style unit includes vocabulary, a direct explanation section, examples, practice problems that directly line up with the explanations and examples, and a unit summary review and practice problems. Learners get...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Polar Coordinates - Concept
Learning polar coordinates does not require visiting the North Pole, though explaining igloos is much easier using polar coordinates. The lesson begins with a video explaining how to find coordinates on a spherical plane and how to...
3 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable