Slope and Curve
Pupils will gain a basic understanding of derivatives and how they can work when graphing equations. The definition of a derivative is used to build an understanding of graphing and the slope of the tangent line is also explored.
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Solar Kit Lesson # 12 - Calibration Curve for a Radiation Meter
Scientists need to have mastered algebraic slope-intercept concepts in order for this lesson to be effective. They will measure and graph solar panel output as a function of the amount of radiation striking it, discovering that there is...
7th - 10th Math
Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Slopes of Curves Examples
Provide a homework resource to your classes as they work to complete challenging problem-solving questions. The video tutorial works through several homework questions addressing the slopes of curves. It shows each problem in its...
28 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Calculus: Derivatives 1 (new HD version)
Sal defines the term derivative by taking the listener on a well-organized tour of slope. First, he reviews the concept of slope of a line from algebra, then extends this idea to look at the slope of the curve by first examining a secant...
16 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math
Personal Trainers: Working with Slope
Walking a line even personal athletic trainers use slope. The activity has pairs compare two graphed lines. The pupils use their comparisons to determine the rates of change for the lines, while the worksheet asks questions to determine...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed