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59 resources with the keyterm ellipse

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Fly Me to the Moon!

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this Moon travel worksheet, students construct a simple rocket trajectory called the Hohmann Transfer orbit using a compass, string, paper and a pencil. Students solve 2 problems which include finding the number of hours it takes to...
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Drawing Ellipses Lab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this ellipse worksheet, students learn the difference between an orbit and an ellipse. They draw ellipses and calculate the distance between foci, they calculate the length of the major axis and they determine the eccentricity. They...
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Circles and Ellipses

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this circles and ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the distance between the given pair of points. Then, students find the center and radius of each circle and sketch. They...
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Circles and Ellipses

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this circles and ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 5 different types of problems. First, they write each equation in standard form. Then, students graph and label Write the equation of the ellipse whose center is the...
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th - 12th
In this conic sections worksheet, learners solve and complete 17 various types of problems. First, they write the conics in standard form and graph. Then, students determine the equation that best represents each description that...
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System of Equations Review

For Students 11th
For this system of equations worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 23 various types of problems. First, they graph each system of inequalities shown. Then, students write a polynomial function of least degree with integral...
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Eccentricity

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this eccentricity worksheet, students solve and complete 20 various types of problems that include the eccentricity of an ellipse and a hyperbola. First, they graph each ellipse and list the variable values, calculating the...
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Ellipses

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this ellipses worksheet, learners solve and complete 30 various types of problems that include determining the characteristics of ellipses. First, they draw the graph for each ellipse, labeling the center, foci, vertices, and...
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As The World Curves

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students partisipate in a web scavenger hunt on an introductory lesson for conic sections. They become familiar with general forms of the equations, what they look like, and how they are used in the real-world.
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th
In this Algebra II activity, 11th graders solve problems involving ellipses, parabolas, circles, and hyperbolas.  The one page activity contains nineteen problems.  Answers are included. 
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Conic Sections and Locii

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners differentiate between ellipse and hyperbola. In this algebra lesson plan, students graph and solve elliptical equations. They use the cabri program to create the different conics and move them around.
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Math in Astronomy

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders see how math is used in other subject areas. In this astronomy lesson, 3rd graders look at the shape of a planet's orbit. They create an ellipse using different materials. 
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Graphs and Equations of Conic Sections Practice Test

For Students 10th - 12th
In this conic section worksheet, students complete a thirty-one question practice test containing matching and problem solving conic equation and conic graph problems.  The solutions are provided.
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Conics and Graphing

For Students 11th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve equations by graphing an ellipse, circle and hyperbola. They match equations to graphs and define each type of function. There are 20 questions total.
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Cometary Orbits

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars study orbits and ellipses and see the differences between orbits and comets.  In this investigative lesson students do an activity that shows them what objects are more like comets and fill out a worksheet. 
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Trivialisation and dynamisation with examples from elementary vector geometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore mathematics using CAS.  In this advanced Algebra II/calculus lesson, students investigate classic advanced-level exercises that are often considered difficult because their solution requires extensive calculations.  The...
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Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses lesson, they construct ellipses on their paper and follow directions on a worksheet that allow them to investigate an ellipse in more depth by looking at the major axis, foci, etc.
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Planet Earth

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Earth worksheet, students review the characteristics of the Earth including it's rotation and revolution. This worksheet has 9 fill in the blank and 7 short answer questions.
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Worksheet 10.2 Ellipses

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this ellipses worksheet, students find the center, vertices and foci of an ellipse. They sketch a graph of an ellipse. This two-page worksheet contains eight problems.
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th
In this conic sections worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 24 different types of problems. First, they write each equation in standard form. Then, students state whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, ellipse, circle, or...
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Ellipses

For Students 11th
For this ellipses worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they write an equation for each illustrated ellipse. Then, students write an equation for the ellipse that satisfies each set of...
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Maximum and Minimum Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this maximum and minimum problems worksheet, students solve and complete 9 various types of problems. First, they find two numbers with a given sum. Then, students find the maximum and minimum value of each equation. They also find...
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Conic Sections

For Students 11th - 12th
For this conic sections worksheet, students solve and complete 8 different problems identifying various types of conic sections. First, they write each equation given in standard form. Then, students determine whether the graph of each...
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Standard Equation of an Ellipse

For Students 10th - 12th
In this ellipse worksheet, students explore given equations and write them in standard form. This one-page worksheet contains ten ellipse algorithms.