Graphing Conic Sections Teacher Resources

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Circles and Ellipses

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this circles and ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the distance between the given pair of points. Then, students find the center and radius of each circle and sketch. They...
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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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Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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"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...
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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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Hyperbolas: Sketching from the Equation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this algebra worksheet, learners 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.
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Math 222. Worksheet 8. Cartesian Coordinates

For Students Higher Ed
In this Cartesian coordinate worksheet, students eliminate cross-product terms by a rotation of the axes, graph polar equations, and find the equation for a tangent line. This two-page worksheet contains approximately 30 problems.
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Faster speed-Shorter Time

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

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students solve equations with hyperbolas. In this algebra lesson, students graph hyperbolas and identify their properties. They find the foci and vertices of each hyperbola.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Worksheet 7. Sir Isaac Newton

For Students Higher Ed
For this Newton worksheet, students obtain parametric equations, graph them on a graphing calculator, plot the trajectory of an object and sketch conic sections, This three-page worksheet contains 16 problems.
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Constructing a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct parabolas using Islamic Mathematics.  In this constructing parabolas using Islamic Mathematics lesson plan, students discuss parts of the parabola including vertex, focus, and directrix.  Students construct a parabola...
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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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Conics Review

For Teachers 9th - 10th
This presentation is meant to be used a a practice test for an end-of-the-year test of conics. The presentation is a test format, in that each slide requires the learner to come up with an answer. Answers are not provided.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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Conics

For Students Pre-K - Higher Ed
In this precalculus worksheet, learners find the equations that correspond to the conics. They apply concepts of applied mathematics to 2 detailed problems.
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Conic Characters

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create a project that involves researching a myth or story from a region of the world. Then they create a drawing of characters from the text using at least five different conic sections which reviews the concept of geometry....
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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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