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#### Calculus AB/BC - Derivatives of cos(x), sin(x), e^x, and ln(x)

For Students 10th - 12th
The shortcuts are not just for polynomial functions. Pupils learn the derivatives of the two basic trigonometric functions, cosine and sine. The video provides the derivatives for exponential and logarithmic functions. Learners work...
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Mt. San Antonio Collage

#### 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.Â
Lesson Plan
K20 Learn

#### Round and Round We Go

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Connect the dots on trigonometry with K'nex. Scholars use a K'nex model of a Ferris wheel to collect data points to plot on a height versus time graph. They'll then consider what type of function best models the data in the graphâ€”and...
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#### Trig Ratios

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take ratios of sides to a new level. Pupils learn the definitions of the three basic trigonometric ratios in right triangles. Using the definitions, scholars find missing lengths in right triangles, based on a known angle. Individuals...
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#### Unit 7 Review: Right Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is all right to spend some time with a review. After watching a short review video covering the materials from the unit, pupils work through 23 review problems. Scholars work on problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem and its...
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#### Unit 10 Review: Graphing Sine and Cosine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Go up and down with a review. Learners review finding the amplitude, midline, period, and frequency of sinusoidal functions and use that information to draw graphs. Pupils arrive at equations for function from graphs. They finish up the...
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#### Modeling with Trig Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find out what to do with Ferris wheels that keep going up and down. Individuals learn how to determine the frequency of a trigonometric function. Pupils use their knowledge of trigonometric functions to model periodic motions like Ferris...
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#### Unit Circle and Radians

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Measure angles is easy as pi. Pupils review special right triangles to find exact values for trigonometric functions. Scholars learn about radians and how they connect to measurements in degrees. They find exact and approximate values of...
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#### Reference Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is all about where the side is located. Pupils use their knowledge of angles in standard position to find reference angles. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to find lengths along a terminal side of an angle to determine the exact...
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#### Intro to Trigonometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Expand trigonometric ratios beyond right triangles. Pupils start with a review of trigonometric ratios and then take a look at angles in standard position to determine their measurements. Scholars discover how to find coterminal angles...
eBook
Rice University

#### Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
eBook
Rice University

#### Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Sine Solution

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How many times can eager mathematicians catch the waves? Pupils find the solutions of three different trigonometric equations. They then determine the effect of the slope of a line that intersects a trigonometric function and the number...
Interactive
PHET

#### 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...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 4: Similarity and Right Triangle Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Right you are to use a great resource. Starting with a lesson on dilations, scholars learn about similarity transformations and similar triangles. They use the knowledge to develop an understanding of right triangle trigonometry in later...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 6: Modeling Periodic Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Around and around we go ... again, and again, and again, and again! That's the nature of a periodic function. Young scholars learn how to model a periodic pattern with trigonometric functions. The nine-lesson unit explores the connection...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Broken Spreadsheet II

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Work in reverse with the product becoming the given. Using a spreadsheet image of the graph of a trigonometric function, young scholars investigate methods of creating spreadsheet data that results in the given graph. The catch? The data...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Here Comes the Sun

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Many phenomena in life are periodic in nature. A task-based lesson asks scholars to explore one of these phenomena. They collect data showing the sunrise time of a specific location over the period of a year. Using the data, they create...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Adding the Sines

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
It's a sign! Scholars analyze sine functions for patterns in their periods. The exploration advances beyond a simple function to the combination of two functions with even and odd coefficients. Their goal is to find a pattern between the...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Betweenness V

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Take a unique approach to study the graphing of trigonometric functions. Young scholars consider two sine functions and write three functions that will lie between the two given. They use a graphing utility to assist in their explorations.
Activity
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

#### Tidal Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Periodically ship the class a trigonometric application. Pupils model the level of water in a port. Using their models, learners determine the times that a ship can safely navigate into and out of the port, along with determining other...
Worksheet
Yummy Math

#### Parametric Equations and a Heart

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Trigonometry, art, and Valentine's Day come together in a creative activity about parametric equations. Learners calculate several equations before graphing them either by hand, on a graphic calculator, or Excel spreadsheetÂ to curve...
Lesson Plan
Alabama Learning Exchange

#### "I Saw the Sine"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover trigonometric ratios that complement each other. Using two videos, the instructional activity introduces the trigonometric ratios. The class discovers the relationship between the sine and cosine of complementary angles.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Polar Coordinates

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Polar opposites might not work togetherâ€”but polar coordinates do! The interactive provides learners the opportunity to graph trigonometric and algebraic functions using polar coordinates. The program takes either individual data points...