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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Light and Optics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Nineteen word problems dealing with frequency, speed, reflection, and refraction of light are provided here. Empower your physics masters to manipulate equations for computing angles, focal lengths, image heights, and more! This is a...
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Documentaries Have a Focus and an Angle

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The third lesson in a series, this resource narrows in on two aspects of documentary films: focus and angle. After a brief explanation of the terms, class members view a student-made film and identify the topic, focus, and angle. They...
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Algebra 2 - Conic Sections - Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The first minute and a half of this video rambles on before the presenter begins to talk about conic sections. Using a whiteboard, he dissects a cone to show the different shapes that are inside, focusing on parabolas. He gives an...
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Shall We Dance?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This four to five day mini dance unit has many components. Discussion on what makes a good dance partner, research on famous dancing pairs, as well as learning a choreographed piece in class. The class learns a short dance sequence and...
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Microscopic Water Life

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use a light microscope to observe the organisms living in a sample of ocean or fresh water. Students create a drawing of the organisms that they observe. Students then discuss the different body plans of the organisms and the...
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Properties of Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the properties of parabolas in this lesson. Construct a parabola given a focus and a directrix on the Ti-Nspire. Write equations of parabolas in vertex form and determine the a value of a parabola given a focus and directrix.
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Parabolas

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students define a parabola through hands on creation. In this algebra lesson, students analyze the directrix and focus of a parabola. They create a paper parabola and identify the vertex with points equal distance apart from the vertex.
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Podcasting Parabolas

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore parabolas.  In this algebra and technology lesson, students construct the equation of a specific parabola, then take digital photos of real-life representations of these parabolas.  Students create a podcast with a...
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Focus On The Lighthouse

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners explore the equation of a parabola. Given a real life situation concerning a light house and a boat, students use wax paper to model and observe a relationship among given points. They write an equation describing the possible...
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Earth Science Regents: The Ellipse

For Students 7th - 11th
Starting with the instructions to draw an ellipse, and with great pictures, this sheet should help your pupils learn the shapes and measurements involved. Using push pins and string, your class can discover the axis and focus points...
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Thesis Statements

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Develop an understanding of main ideas and thesis statements with your class by using this step-by-step presentation. The concepts presented will guide learners through essay focus, main idea, central points, coherency, and proper...
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What are Earthquakes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a scientific presentation of earthquakes. The elastic rebound theory is explained, as well as the different types of waves and how they are measured. Just a note: Slide number 15 has a diagram that is upside down. Enable editing...
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Constructing a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct parabolas using Islamic Mathematics.  In this constructing parabolas using Islamic Mathematics lesson plan, students discuss parts of the parabola including vertex, focus, and directrix.  Students construct a parabola...
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Ellipses and Kepler's First Law

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The class examines graphs in the form r = F(¿¿) in polar coordinates (r, ¿¿), in particular with the circle, ellipse and other conic sections. They determine the nature of an ellipse by studying the role of the semimajor axis and...
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this earthquakes worksheet, students define where earthquakes occur and why they mostly occur along crustal plate boundaries in the Pacific. Then they describe where an earthquake begins and what measures the distance to the...
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Writing Process: Revise, Topic

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Clarify paragraph focus with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading a model, elementary schoolers read 4 sentences and create a paragraph by choosing the three sentences that belong together. This resource also includes a...
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Shaping the View: Composition Basics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of composition in visual art. They examine various compositional structures and practice identifying the focus of various pieces of art.
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Worksheet 3 Math 126: Ellipses and Hyperbolas

For Students 9th - 12th
In this ellipses and hyperbolas instructional activity, students solve 8 short answer and graphing problems. Students graph ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas given an equation. Students identify the foci of an ellipse or hyperbola.
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Constructing an Ellipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the equation of an ellipse. In this equation of an ellipse equation lesson, high schoolers construct an ellipse by dragging a point around two foci. They derive the equation of an ellipse by finding the distance between the...
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Properties of Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your learners investigate parabolas. In this Algebra II lesson, students explore the basic definition of a parabola by using Cabri Jr. to create a parabola given the focus and directrix.  Students interpret the equation for a...
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Properties of Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn to identify the properties of parabolas. Students define parabola as the locus of all points equidistant from a fixed point and a fixed line. Also, interpret the equation for a parabola in vertex form and gain a visual...
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8.2 Skills Practice: Parabolas

For Students 10th - 12th
In this parabolas worksheet, students write equations in standard form. They identify the coordinates of the vertex and focus, the equations of the axis of symmetry and directrix. Students write an equation for a described parabola. This...
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Chapter 10 Review: Parabolas

For Students 10th - 12th
In this parabola worksheet, students find the vertex, focus, and directrix of a given parabola and graph the equation. They write equations for a graphed parabolas. Students write an equation of a graphed ellipse. This four page...
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Conics

For Students 11th
For this conic sections worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 16 different types of equations. First, they find the equation of the conic that has a given focus and directrix. Then, students convert each given polynomial to standard...