In this parabola learning exercise, students match equations to a model of a parabola. This one-page learning exercise contains ten matching problems.
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A Point and a Line to a Parabola!
All it takes is one point and one line to find a parabola. Young mathematicians investigate how to find the equation of a parabola given the focus and directrix. Plotting points on a grid with both rectangular and circular overlays helps...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable