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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 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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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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Graphing Trigonometric Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Double win with a comprehensive worksheet and an excellent worked out answer key. The worksheet itself is twelve pages and begins with the simple sine and cosine graphs, then, develops into the reciprocal trig functions. 
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Intro to the Trigonometric Ratios

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This video introduces the basics of trigonometry. It starts by defining a right triangle and showing two different examples of finding the ratios of sine, cosine, and tangent using the SOH-CAH-TOA mnemonic. This resource could be used as...
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How Tall Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Find the height from afar. Teams role play as summer interns to find the height of a set of windows from the outside. Scholars must first determine how to find the height with the available tools. After determining a strategy involving...
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Shooting Arrows through a Hoop

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The slope makes a difference. Given an equation of a circle and point, scholars determine the relationship of the slope of a line through the point and the number of intersections with the circle. After graphing the relationship, pupils...
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Trig Tour

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Unit circles and trigonometric graphs go hand in hand. Pupils see how traversing the unit circle allows for the creation of graphs for trigonometric functions. They also see trigonometric ratios in terms of the ordered pairs of points on...
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Instantaneous Rates of Change

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Here's a great lesson that looks at slope as an instantaneous change. Using an estimated tangent line, the presenter shows the class how to find an approximation for the instantaneous rate of change. Scholars determine the slope of the...
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Trigonometry Introduction

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Don't go off on a tangent. An instructive video describes how to find the sine, cosine, and tangent ratios of an angle in a right angle. It describes how to label the sides of a right triangle and how to use mnemonics to remember the...
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Equation of a Tangent to a Circle

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Don't go off on a tangent—let the video do the talking! A video lesson demonstrates how to write the equation of a line tangent to a circle given the point of tangency and the equation of the circle. The instructor explains both a...
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Orthogonal Circles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Here's some very interesting circles for your very interested pupils. A performance task requires scholars to sketch a pair of orthogonal circles so the centers are the endpoints of one side of a triangle. They draw an additional circle...
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Trigonometric Ratios: A Geometer's Perspective

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What do all right triangles have in common? Young mathematicians investigate the trigonometric ratios in relation to right triangles. Their investigations lead to a hypothesis they use to determine unknown lengths in different triangles. 
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Angles On and Inside a Circle: Lesson

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
A video introduces methods to find the measure of angles whose vertex is on and inside a circle. Within examples, the section of a larger playlist on basic geometry incorporates several angle measurement theorems.
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Tangent Lines: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Point out properties of a line tangent to a circle. The resource provides two theorems dealing with tangent lines to a circle. A section of a geometry playlist uses the relationship between a radius and a tangent line to find missing...
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The Trigonometric Ratios: Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
SOH, what is this thing called trigonometric ratios? A section of an extensive playlist on geometry identifies the adjacent and opposite sides in relationship of an angle. Using the identified sides, the video defines the sine, cosine,...
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How Tall Am I?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Which method results in a better estimate of the height? Using  different methods, groups estimate the height of three objects on campus. They record their measurements and any necessary computations and compare them to the actual...
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Exact Trigonometric Ratios: Triangles to the Unit Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Special right triangles give special information. Individuals learn how to find trigonometric ratios in all quadrants. This involves using special right triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Using a Compass to Construct a Tangent Line

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't just touch upon the resource once; use it again and again. Pupils construct a tangent line to a given circle that intersects the circle at one point. The strategy here is to use a compass and straightedge.
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Derivatives of Trig Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What are the most important things about trigonometric derivatives? The 13th video in a series of 31 highlights three important aspects of trigonometric derivatives, the first being the derivatives of sine and cosine. The second is the...
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Step Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rise up to the challenge of solving problems with stair steps. Given a diagram of the riser, tread, and stringer of a set of stairs, learners solve two problems of interest. These problems involve trigonometry and angle relationships.
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Basic Trigonometric Limits: Evaluating Limits of tan(x)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Chase a periodic moving limit. Learners graphically determine the limit of the tangent function at different input values. Using sliders, pupils find out whether the tangent function approaches the same value from the left and the right....
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Discovering Trigonometric Ratios

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are there equivalent ratios in right triangles? The discovery lesson has the class find the ratios of sides of right triangles with equivalent angle measurements. Using these ratios, pupils discover that particular ones are the same,...
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River Width

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how wide of a river runs through it? The assessment provides a scenario of finding the distance across a river. Given two markers on one side of the river and the angles formed by them and an object on the other side of the river,...