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Review Graphing Parabolas & Circles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review how to graph parabolas. They practice graphing two different parabolas using the vertex and table method. They solve problems related to graphing circles, determining the radius and the center.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Graphing Parabolas and Circles

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph parabolas and circles. In this algebra lesson plan, students create a table of values and graph the coordinate pairs to create a graph. They graph a circle using the radius and center.
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EngageNY

Are All Parabolas Congruent?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Augment a unit on parabolas with an instructive math activity. Pupils graph parabolas by examining the relationship between the focus and directrix. 
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Worksheet
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Graphing Parabolas

For Students 10th
In this graphing parabolas worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include graphing various parabolas using the given information. First, they determine the equation of the axis of symmetry for a parabola with a given...
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Instructional Video5:04
Krista King Math

Graphing Parabolas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore graphing quadratic functions by writing them in vertex form. Learners use their skills of completing the square to rewrite standard form in vertex form. They recognize key features in the equation and transfer them to the graph,...
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Assessment
EngageNY

End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 2 (Module 1)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A series of assessment tasks require learners to process information and communicate solutions. Topics include graphing parabolas, solving linear-quadratic systems, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations. 
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Lesson Plan
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Bouncing Ball : Function Families

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A bouncing ball serves as more than entertainment when learning to apply quadratic functions to real-world events. This is the second of a two-part lesson, which can also be accessed from the website. The instructions say to measure the...
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Instructional Video11:34
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Conic Identification 3

For Students 10th - 12th
This is the last of three well-done videos on identifying and graphing conic sections from an equation. Here, Sal shows graphing a circle, not centered at the origin, and a parabola that opens downward.
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Instructional Video11:34
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Conic Identification 3

For Students 10th - 12th
This is the last of three well-done videos on identifying and graphing conic sections from an equation. Here, Sal shows graphing a circle, not centered at the origin, and a parabola that opens downward.
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Instructional Video18:28
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Focus and Directrix of a Parabola 2

For Students 10th - 12th
Continuing from a previous video, Sal takes the discussion of the focus and directrix of parabola further. Given the parabola, y=x2, he derives the focus and directrix by matching parts of the equation he found earlier. He then, comes up...
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Instructional Video18:28
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Focus and Directrix of a Parabola 2

For Students 10th - 12th
Continuing from a previous video, Sal takes the discussion of the focus and directrix of parabola further. Given the parabola, y=x2, he derives the focus and directrix by matching parts of the equation he found earlier. He then, comes up...
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Lesson Plan
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Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This worksheet is part of the TI-Nspire lesson on the quadratic formula. Pupils determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph and the discriminant. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on...
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Texas Instruments

Properties of Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the properties of parabolas in this lesson. Construct a parabola given a focus and a directrix on the Ti-Nspire. Write equations of parabolas in vertex form and determine the a value of a parabola given a focus and directrix.
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Worksheet
CPM

Zero Product Property And Quadratics

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
In this quadratics worksheet, students identify and solve 24 different problems and graphs that include using the Zero Product Property to complete. First, they define the Zero Product Property and its relation to quadratic equations....
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Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

Representing Quadratic Functions Graphically

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes being different is an advantage. An engaging activity has scholars match cards with quadratic functions in various forms. Along the way, they learn about how each form highlights key features of quadratic functions.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Writing Equations of Parabolas in Vertex Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils use their knowledge of the vertex form of a quadratic equation to graph parabolas using a graphing calculator, given a specific move to make. this lesson may be used as a review or as extra practice, in groups or individually.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Up, Down, Right, Left - Function Families

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore quadratic functions. In this function family worksheet, students examine the quadratic function and the family of functions. They identify the affects of the shape of the parabola and its position on the coordinate...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Bouncing Ball

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students collect height versus time data of a bouncing ball using the CBR 2™ data collection device. Using a quadratic equation they graph scatter plots, graph and interpret a quadratic function, apply the vertex form of a quadratic...
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Instructional Video4:38
Brightstorm

Exploring Quadratic Graphs - Concept

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Show your class how to use properties to make graphing easier with a resource that explores the graphs of quadratics. Using tables to determine the points to graph, pupils discover the symmetry of parabolas in order to short cut the...
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Assessment
Inside Mathematics

Sorting Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Graph A goes with equation C, but table B. The short assessment task requires class members to match graphs with their corresponding tables, equations, and verbalized rules. Pupils then provide explanations on the process they used to...
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Assessment
Pearson

End of Year Practice Test (Algebra I)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
This complete multiple choice and short answer practice end-of-year test for algebra 1 offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test, or...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Quadratics and Parabola

For Teachers 11th
In this algebra worksheet, 11th graders graph parabolas using the vertex and axis of symmetry. They apply parabolas to word problems as it applies to paths taken. There are 4 problems with an answer key.
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Worksheet
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Properties of Parabolas

For Students 9th - 11th
In this properties of parabolas worksheet, students identify the vertex and the minimum and maximum value of each parabola. They graph parabolas on a coordinate plane. This four-page worksheet contains 14 problems. Answers are provided...
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Kitchen Paraboloids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students solve quadratic equations and identify functions. In this algebra lesson, students graph parabolas and identify properties describing the shape of the parabola. They find the vertex and rewrite the equation in standard form.

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