Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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Parabola (Lab Version)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students develop definition for parabola, explain relationship between properties of the graph of a parabola and its equation, explain how the equation of a parabola can be written in different forms, and solve problems that relate the...
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Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop a definition of parabola and explain the relationship between the properties of the graph of a parabola and its equation. They explain how the equation of a parabola can be written in different forms and solve problems...
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Definitions of Parabolas

For Students 11th
In this algebra worksheet, 11th graders identify parts of a parabola and circle. They solve systems of equations and answer questions about radius, foci and conics. There are 20 questions on this test. 
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Ellipses (Part 1)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students work with Ellipses in Algebra II. For this algebra lesson, students solve an equation with a radical expression. They graph ellipses and write an equation for them.
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Slopes and Slope Intercepts

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students identify the slope of an equation using various methods. In this algebra lesson, students graph linear equations and calculate the slopes using the x and y intercept to solve the equations and graph the lines. They use the slope...
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Semiconductor and Quadratics

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars investigate semiconductors as they relate to quadratics. In this algebra instructional activity, students apply the graphs of conics, especially parabolas to the real world as it relates to projectile path of a baseball...
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Pascal's Theorem

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Pascal's Theorem worksheet, students prove 1 theorem. Students use GeoGebra to construct lines given three points and prove Pascal's Theorem.
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Kepler And His Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars engage in an overview of the story of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, and of Kepler's laws. Each of Kepler's laws be studied separately in more detail in later lessons. They examine Kepler's 3rd law.
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Proving Ellipses and Hyperbolas

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students differentiate between conic equations. In this algebra lesson, students use properties of circles to differentiate between ellipses and hyperbolas. They calculate the distance from a point to the foci.
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Ellipse

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils identify the relationship shared among conics. In this algebra lesson, students write the equation of a given ellipse and graph the equation. They define the different parts of the ellipse correctly.
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Ellipse

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of ellipses including finding the center, vertices's, foci and eccentricity. They assess how to graph elliptical functions and solve application problems involving ellipses. This assignment is to be completed...
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What Are You Implying?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils graph explicit and implicit functions using a graphing calculator. After viewing a portion of the television program "Numbers", students complete activities related to graphing explicit and implicit functions. Worksheets are...
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Circles

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students solve problems with circles using the Pythagorean theorem. In this geometry lesson plan, students identify the graph and equation of a circle. They sketch the shape of the circle using the given equation.
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Parabolas and Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students factor and solve quadratic functions. In this algebra lesson, students graph the parabola of a quadratic function. They identify the different properties of a parabola, including the vertex and intercepts.
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Ellipses And Kepler's First Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain that planets actually orbit the center of gravity of the solar system, and that distant planets may be detected by motions of their central star around the centers of gravity of their planetary systems.
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Exploring Geometric Constructions of Parabolas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the construction geometrically of parabolas. Using a software program, they identify lines, segments and midpoints. They label the parabolas properties and characteristics and use a formula to determine the...
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Using Technology to enhance the Connections

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify the relationship between the algebraic equation:cos2 + sin2 = 1 and draw a right triangle with an central angle. They also find the "Area" and "Perimeter" use "Comment" and find the number's "Arrow" hit enter and then...