Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### "A Slice of the Cone"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a set of lessons that explore conics in a number of different ways. Starting with modeling how a conic is produced by the way a plane cuts the cone, to solving complex word problems, algebra learners progress through a series of...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Ellipses (Part 1)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students work with Ellipses in Algebra II. In this algebra instructional activity, students solve an equation with a radical expression. They graph ellipses and write an equation for them.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Algebra 2 Test

For Students 10th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve problems involving functions, systems and conics. They simplify radicals and graph parabolas identifying the focus and ellipse. There are 20 questions.
Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Sorting Equations of Circles 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much can you tell about a circle from its equation? This detailed lesson plan focuses on connecting equations and graphs of circles. Learners use equations to identify x- and y-intercepts, centers, and radii of circles. They also...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Faster speed-Shorter Time

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate the inverse variation, and speed given the formulas. In this algebra lesson, students investigate properties of conics, focusing on the hyperbola. They identify the distance between the directrix and other parts of the...
eBook
Rice University

#### College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
eBook
Rice University

#### Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
Lesson Plan
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Cross Sections

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use this activity on cross-sections of three-dimensional shapes in your math class to work on algebra or geometry Common Core standards. The lesson includes a list of relevent terminology, and a step-by-step process to illustrate the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Chronic Conics

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use two activities to draw four different conic sections. One activity is of a physical nature and one is traditional paper and pencil.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Hyperbolas: Sketching from the Equation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this algebra worksheet, students sketch graphs of hyperbolas after solving equations to standard form and interpreting the center, vertices, foci, axis, asymptotes, and eccentricity from the equation. There are 58 questions.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Math 53 - Review for Midterm 1

For Students Higher Ed
In this review for midterm, students use parametric equations to find points on a curve, explore conic sections, write vector functions, and sketch cylindrical coordinates. This two-page review contains 10 multi-step problems.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Parabola (Lab Version)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Circles

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students graph circles. In this graphing lesson students write equations for circles. Students solve equations for circles and graph the results.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Slopes and Slope Intercepts

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students identify the slope of an equation using various methods. For 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...
App
Texas Instruments

#### TI-Nspire™ CAS

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
When it comes to rating educational calculators, this calculator is always near the top of this list. Now it's available as an app. There is a lot of calculator power wrapped up in this app. Not only is this a fully functioning...
App
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Texas Instruments

#### TI-Nspire™

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
We landed on the moon with less computing capabilities than you can find in this app! Here is a multiple function calculator that takes all the power you get from a handheld and adds the wonderful large screen that only a tablet can...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Conics

For Students Pre-K - Higher Ed
In this precalculus learning exercise, students find the equations that correspond to the conics. They apply concepts of applied mathematics to 2 detailed problems.
Lesson Plan
Alabama Learning Exchange

#### Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses activity, 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 axis,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students find the center, vertices, foci, and eccentricity of ellipses using the subscriptions website www.explorelearning.com. They graph elliptical functions and solve application problems involving ellipses.
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Curated OER

#### Polar and Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students review polar coordinates, as well as translations and rotations in Cartesian Coordinates. They also watch a video on conics and write a summary of the video for a quiz grade. Students then find an equation after a...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Exploring Geometric Constructions of Parabolas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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...