Quadratic Function Teacher Resources

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Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Here is a collection that not just teaches parabolas, but allows for exploration of the quadratic function to model realistic scenarios. Students are guided through videos, DESMOS activities, and practice problems to explore the topic. 
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High School Math Handouts

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A collection of different resources can augment any math curriculum. Sheets can be printed, posted on the wall, or emailed to students for use in the classroom.
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Summer Math Projects

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Summer learning loss can be one of the most tragic things to happen to a student's academic success, as well as cause much frustration for educators. Stop the learning loss in math with five summer projects intended for middle and high...
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What is a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is an introductory video on how to identify a quadratic function. This video explains what a quadratic function is and what the graph of a quadratic function looks like. The instructor goes through 4 examples of quadratic functions...
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How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Watch this video to learn about the parent quadratic function. The instructor walks learners through this step-by-step process.
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What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the highest point of an upside down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the lowest point of a 'U' shaped parabola called? It's called the minimum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is the highest point of an upside-down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is the lowest point of a 'U' shaped parabola called? It's called the minimum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The vertex of an upward facing parabola is the lowest point on the parabola and is called the minimum. The vertex on a downward facing parabola is the highest point on the parabola and is called the maximum. These are the two...
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Linear vs. Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What are the differences between quadratic and linear functions? Scholars determine the answer by calculating linear and quadratic functions and using number lines to show how these functions relate. They will ultimately recognize that...
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Module 6: Quadratic Functions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Linear, exponential, now it's time for quadratic patterns! Learners build on their skills of modeling patterns by analyzing situations with quadratic functions. The sixth module in the Algebra I series has pupils analyze multiple...
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Making Sense of a Quadratic Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Deepen understanding of quadratic functions with a well-designed lesson. By combining function notation, quadratic functions, and symmetry, learners make conclusions about different scenarios. They then critique others' methods and...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What things need to be done to graph a quadratic function? Well, first, find the axis of symmetry, then find the vertex of the parabola, then create a table and plug in some x-values to get the resulting y-values. Now write the values as...
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How Do You Make a Table for a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Making a table for a quadratic function is not so complicated. Here are a few tricks to make it easier. One trick is to find the axis of symmetry and another is to find the vertex. These two values can be used to pick values to plug in...
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How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The form of a quadratic function can help you determine if the vertex of a quadratic equation will be a minimum or a maximum of the function. If the coefficient of 'a' in the quadratic form of the equation is positive the vertex will be...
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Graphing Quadratic Functions - Algebra Help

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This clip covers a lot of ground and is perfect for those needing a little extra help remembering how to graph a quadratic function. It begins with a multi-step problem which requires the learner to graph a quadratic function, set up a...
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Limits of Polynomial and Rational Functions: Evaluating the Limits of the Quadratic Function

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Push an engaging resource to the limit. The interactive allows learners to find a limit on quadratic functions graphically. Using sliders, pupils set the x-value for the limit and to move values from the left and right toward the limit.
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Projectile Motion and Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewModel the flight of a ball. Small groups collect time data for how long it takes to toss a ball between two people. The teacher leads a discussion about projectile motion to get the class thinking about how to calculate the equation of...
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Zeros of a Quadratic Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Factor quadratic equations by teaching your young scholars how to identify the zeros of the quadratic function. They use the TI to see where the graph will intercept the coordinate plane.
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Graphs of Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this quadratic function worksheet, students solve and graph quadratic functions. Functions contain both positive and negative integers, fractions, and perfect squares. Graph paper is located below each equation. There are 36...
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Quadratic Functions and Stopping Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students solve quadratic equations. In this algebra lesson, students factor and graph quadratic functions. they use the properties of quadratics to calculate the distance.
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Factored Form of a Quadratic Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Build upon linear functions to learn about quadratics. The lesson introduces the concept of zeros for quadratic functions and makes the connection to the linear factors of the function. It presents quadratics in both graphical and...
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Building a General Quadratic Function

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewrite a quadratic function to easily see the transformations involved. The instructional task takes a general quadratic function and rewrites it into a form that shows the translations and scaling of the parent quadratic function. The...