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Common Core Algebra 1

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The Flipped-Mastery Classroom offers an entire Algebra 1 class aligned to Common Core Standards. Lessons begin with an instruction video. Learners can pause the video to take notes and replay the video to check for understanding. The...
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Common Core Algebra 1, Unit 10: Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The unit begins with scholars watching a video that introduces them to quadratics. They learn what a quadratic is, its key features, and how to sketch a graph of the parabola it defines. The second lesson introduces young mathematicians...
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Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for College & Career Readiness - High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A collection of six tests are designed to assess the College and Career Readiness of high school algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and statics and probability learners. Each assessment includes the test form and scoring and comes in 40,...
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Projectile Motion and Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Model 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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The Fall of Javert

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Falling off a bridge might not sound like your idea of a good math problem, but incorporating the final scene of Les Misérables is sure to spark interest. The goal is to use the time Javert fell off the bridge to determine how high he...
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Out of Left Field

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A baseball trajectory and a parabola seem to make the best pair in real-world quadratic applications. Here is a current baseball resource with questions, discussions, and explorations regarding a quadratic function and home run...
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Quadratic Equations and Their Applications

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show high schoolers there is more to quadratic functions than just formulas and parabolas. Connect the math to realistic application problems with a resource that has learners consider such situations as a ball hit in the air, the...
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Algebra 1 Practice Final

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What makes this resource special? The amazing answer key that comes with worked out solutions and notes for each problem. Practice problems include all topics ranging from linear systems to simplifying exponential expressions. The packet...
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Angry Birds

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Make math enjoyable while playing a favorite game! Learners fly their way through quadratic equations as they predict the flight path of an Angry Birds character. The instructional activity incorporates some play time of the game,...
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Unit 10 Review: Quadratics

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Everything one wanted to know about parabolas in one place. Pupils work 27 problems as a review of the unit on quadratics. Problems range from determining key features of the function and using that information to graph the parabola, to...
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Modeling with Quadratics

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Do some interpretive modeling. Class members watch three examples of interpreting key features of a graph of a quadratic to find solutions to a real-world problem. Learners review how to find the key features on a graph using technology...
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Quadratics in Vertex Form

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
It looks different, but yet the same. Scholars view a video that introduces them to the vertex form for a quadratic equation. Pupils realize that though the equation looks different, its graph is still a parabola, and the key features...
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Saving the US from a Missile Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematically shoot down an incoming missile. Given information about the Cuban Missile Crises, learners calculate the equation of the trajectory of an imaginary missile launched from Cuba toward Washington, D.C. Scholars determine the...
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Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Will he make it? After watching a video of part of a basketball shot, groups create their own videos. Teams record a video of shooting a ball at a hoop and edit it to show only a portion of the shot. Group members determine the equation...
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Throwing a Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use mathematics to help the football team. Pairs brainstorm how to approach finding a solution to a problem to help the quarterback complete more passes. By researching and collecting data, the teams derive an equation to represent the...
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How High Can You Throw?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Find heights by measuring time. Teams collect data to determine the height that a tennis ball is thrown. Classmates measure the height of the initial release of the ball and how long it stays aloft. Using a projectile motion equation,...
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Find the Area of a Rectangle Using a Polynomial (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Apply polynomial multiplication to area. The short video in a large series shows the process of creating a polynomial formula for the area of a rectangle. Using the two expressions for the length and width of a rectangle, pupils see how...
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Evaluate a Quadratic Equation - Death Application

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Don't be bored to death when learning about quadratics. Using a given quadratic equation representing the number of deaths per year per thousand people in terms of age, scholars determine the number of deaths for a particular age group....
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Module 7: Structure of Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The structure of an expression is a descriptive feature. Learners build a solid understanding of quadratic functions using an analysis of expressions in different forms. The seventh module in a series of nine includes 12 lessons...
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Ball Drop

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Drop everything and use the resource. Scholars conduct an experiment to find how long it takes a basketball to drop to the floor from various heights. After creating a graph and modeling the data with a function, they estimate the time...
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S.ID.B.6.a and S.ID.B.6.b Assessment Items

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Hopefully, there hasn't been any regression in understanding regression. Scholars create regression models for contextual data in a set of assessment items covering S-ID.6a and S-ID.6b. They also consider residual plots to assess the fit...
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F.IF.C.7.a, F.IF.B.4, and F.IF.B.5 Assessment Items

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Don't go all quadratic on me. A set of assessment questions tests understanding of F-IF.7a, F-IF.4, and F-IF.5. Young mathematicians consider the graphs of quadratic applications to interpret intercepts, minima, maxima, domain, and range...
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How Many Hot Dogs?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Top off your hot dogs with a little math. Learners view a video on a hot dog eating contest, and then answer questions using estimation. Using a table of hypothetical data, they create algebraic expressions to represent the situation.
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Rocket Town

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model something other than flights of rockets with quadratics. Given the cost function to produce a toy rocket, learners find the vertex of the function. They convert the function into vertex form and determine whether the vertex is a...