Slice It! Rotate It! Volumes of Revolution
Students first view the animated slicing and rotating of various area about the x-axis or about different lines at internet sites. Then they complete a lab experience in which various food items are examined as to what planar region created them.
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The Volume Formula of a Pyramid and Cone
Our teacher told us the formula had one-third, but why? Using manipulatives, classmates try to explain the volume formula for a pyramid. After constructing a cube with six congruent pyramids, pupils use scaling principles from previous...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Modeling Video Game Motion with Matrices 2
The second day of a two-part instructional activity on motion introduces the class to circular motion. Pupils learn how to incorporate a time parameter into the rotational matrix transformations they already know. The 24th installment in...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable