Equations of Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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Sorting Equations of Circles 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Round and round we go. Learners first complete a task on writing equations of circles. They then take part in a collaborative activity categorizing a set of equations for circles based on the radius and center.
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Graphs and Equations of Conic Sections Practice Test

For Students 10th - 12th
In this conic section learning exercise, students complete a thirty-one question practice test containing matching and problem solving conic equation and conic graph problems.  The solutions are provided.
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Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses lesson plan, they construct ellipses on their paper and follow directions on a worksheet that allow them to investigate an ellipse in more depth by looking at the major...
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Problem Solving Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph parabolas. In this problem solving parabolas lesson, students solve quadratic equations based as a scenario. Students discuss their graphs with their peers.
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Circles

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students graph circles. In this graphing lesson plan students write equations for circles. Students solve equations for circles and graph the results.
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Confocal Conics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students describe conic sections from an equation or graph. They examine a family of conics that share a vertex, describe their relationship and write an equation. Students interpret the relationship between conic sections and write...
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Solving Systems Involving Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students plot the graphs of systems of equations and solve the solution to the equations algebraically. In groups, they investigate the solution of two conic sections. Students graph equations and find the points of intersection.
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ART PROJECT

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, after researching the properties of graphs of conic sections, absolute value and inverse relations, make a drawing of precise functions and relations from a specified list of equations. The final design should analyze the...
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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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Patty Paper Conics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students solve problems dealing with conics. In this algebra lesson, students create conics and solve problems with conics using formulas. They solve for the area, and volume of different shapes.

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