Trigonometric Functions Teacher Resources

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EngageNY Algebra II Module 2: Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Building on young mathematicians prior knowledge of geometry and algebraic functions, this 17-lesson unit introduces the topic of trigonometric ratios. Starting with the basic definitions of sine, cosine, and tangent, students move on to...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 4: Trigonometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce advanced math students to the power of trigonometry! The 14 lessons in the Module 4 collection are divided into three topics: Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometry and Triangles, and Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Each lesson...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 3: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 35 lessons in the Algebra II Module 3 collection are divided into five topics: Real Numbers, Logarithms, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and their Graphs, Using Logarithms in Modeling situations, and Geometric series and...
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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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Graphing Trig Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Going from simple trig functions to their graphs can seem like a daunting task. These resources show the steps to connect evaluating the functions to graphing them. The collection has a variety of resource types for you to explore. 
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Getting into Trig

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Starting with right triangles (SOH-CAH-TOA) and working up to the concept of radians, this collection introduces students to trigonometric ratios and supports them in learning to evaluate trigonometric functions.
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 1: Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Prepare your mathematicians for calculus with a collection of 32 lessons that focus on three topics: linearity, complex number operations as transformations, and the power of right notation. Each lesson includes teacher materials...
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Functions: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The high school math student should function as well as this collection does. Every standard in the Common Core Functions guide is covered with such resources as lesson plans, worksheets, and videos. Use what you need and put the fun...
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AP Calculus AB

For Students 11th - 12th
Prepare high school mathematicians for the AP Calculus AB exam with a collection of 38 videos that can be used to introduce the topics or as a review. The videos focus on two processes; differentiating a function and integrating a...
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Module 6: Trigonometric Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create trigonometric functions from circles. The first lesson of the module begins by finding coordinates along a circular path created by a Ferris Wheel. As the lessons progress, pupils graph trigonometric functions and relate them to...
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Modeling with Inverse Trigonometric Functions 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use inverse trigonometric functions to work with ramps, rabbits, and Talladega. The class models real-world situations with trigonometric functions and solves them using inverses in the 15th installment of a 16-part series. Pupils solve...
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Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using the powerful tools of shifts and stretches to parent functions, this presentation walks the learner through graphing trigonometric functions by families. Key features of parent functions are reviewed and then the changes to those...
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Derivatives of the Trigonometric Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Explore the derivatives of trigonometric functions through a video tutorial. The instructor shows how to evaluate a limit as x approaches infinity of a sine function. The final answer results in a limit of one.
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Module 7: Trigonometric Functions, Equations, and Identities

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Show your class that trigonometric functions have characteristics of their own. A resource explores the features of trigonometric functions. Learners then connect those concepts to inverse trigonometric functions and trigonometric...
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Inverse Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Build on the understanding of finding angles using trigonometric ratios. Pupils develop the definitions of inverse trigonometric functions by restricting their domains in the 13th lesson of a 16-part series. They use inverse functional...
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Properties of Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Given a value of one trigonometric function, it is easy to determine others. Learners use the periodicity of trigonometric functions to develop properties. After studying the graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent, the lesson connects them...
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Revisiting the Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use the graphs of the trigonometric functions to set the stage to inverse functions. The lesson reviews the graphs of the basic trigonometric functions and their transformations. Pupils use their knowledge of graphing functions to model...
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Representing Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the classic example of periodicity: Ferris wheels. Young mathematicians learn about trigonometric functions through Ferris wheels. They match functions to their graphs and relate the functions to the context.
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Modeling with Inverse Trigonometric Functions 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Where should I stand to get the best view? Pupils use inverse trigonometric functions to determine the horizontal distance from an object to get the best view. They round out the lesson by interpreting their answers within context.
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Ferris Wheels—Using Trigonometric Functions to Model Cyclical Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Have class members going in circles as they model the path of a Ferris Wheel using trigonometric functions. Building on the previous instructional activity in this series on transformations, learners use trigonometric functions to model...
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Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From a circle to a cycle! The final lesson of a five-part series challenges learners to use points from the unit circle to plot a repeating pattern. The repeating patterns become the graphs of the trigonometric functions. Scholars also...
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Trigonometric Functions and Angles of Rotation: The Triangle in the Circle

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Go around the unit circle and create triangles. Pupils move a point around the unit circles to visualize the triangle associated with the angle in standard position. The three main trigonometric functions are defined in terms of the legs...
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Trigonometric Functions of Angles Greater than 360 Degrees: Snowboarding

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Spin through the trigonometric functions. Scholars determine the angle of rotation a snowboarding snowman makes at various distances in his jump. The class members then calculate the values of trigonometric functions for those angles.
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Basic Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Ladder

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Lean a ladder against the wall to create an angle. Class members use an interactive application to determine the angle a ladder makes with the ground. Individuals respond to five questions using inverse trigonometric functions.