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#### What Fostered the Axis?

Ninth graders present the major cultural, economic and political forces in Germany, Italy & Japan that allowed for the rise and dominance of totalitarian regimes in that country. They discuss how the above listed forces brought the...

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#### Ellipse

High schoolers explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses lesson plan, 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...

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#### Ellipses: The Ellipse

Learners explore ellipses by changing the lengths and orientation of the major and minor axis. Using the interactive, they determine the equation of the ellipse and its eccentricity. Given an equation the scholars identify the center,...

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#### Ellipses Centered at the Origin: Lithotripsy

Investigate ellipses through the lens of medical applications. Pupils use a medical scenario to determine the equation of an ellipse. By using the interactive, learners determine the foci and major and minor axes of the ellipse that...

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#### Orbital Motion

Why do planets orbit the sun in ellipses when moons orbit their planet in circles? Pupils control the semi-major axis, eccentricity of the orbit, and position angle. The resulting orbital appears with the related force vectors as...

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#### Foci of an Ellipse

The foci of an ellipse are explored in this video. First, foci are shown as the two points on the major axis such that the sum of the distance from a point on the ellipse and the foci points is the same as the distance from any point on...

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#### Conic Sections

In this conic sections worksheet, students 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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#### Foci of an Ellipse

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#### Hyperbolas

Hyperbolas—practice thinking outside of the box. Pupils alter the end behavior box to create various graphs of hyperbolas. They determine formulas to find the distance from the origin to the foci. Using that information, scholars...

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#### Circles and Ellipses

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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#### Constructing an Ellipse

Young scholars explore the concept of ellipses. For this ellipses lesson, students construct ellipses on their Ti-Nspire. Young scholars plot two foci and then construct an ellipse. Students determine the the semi-major and semi-minor...

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#### Using the Distance Formula

In this distance formula worksheet, students solve and complete 30 various types of problems. First, they find the exact distance between each pair of points and make a sketch of the situation. Then, students find the center, horizontal...

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#### Getting in Focus

Young scholars explore the concept of ellipses. In this ellipses lesson, students are presented with a problem where they must determine the equation of an ellipse given foci in the context of an ambulance route. Young scholars...

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#### Conic Sections Applications and Properties

In this algebra learning exercise, 11th graders graph parabolas and figure out the major axis and minor axis of the graph. They also find the focus. There are 4 problems on this learning exercise.

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#### Drawing Ellipses Lab

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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#### The Changing Atmosphere of Pluto

In this atmosphere of Pluto instructional activity, students use an equation for the orbit of Pluto to determine the semi-major axis, the semi-minor axis, the ellipticity of the orbit, the aphelion and the perihelion. They also determine...

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#### A Map as a Tool

Pupils study the concept of using a map as a tool with the usage of a balloon designed to mimic the features of the Earth with the major features marked and shown on the balloon.

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#### Equations of Ellipses

In this writing equations of ellipses worksheet, students solve and complete 26 various types of problems. First, they use the given information to write the standard form equation of each ellipse. Then, students determine the endpoint...

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#### Circles and Ellipses

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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#### Ellipse

For this algebra worksheet, students solve an ellipse through measurements and computations. They are given an ellipse shape and asked to find the IFD, Major Axis and Minor Axis, ave d, ave r, C and Area. There are 16 problems.

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#### Conics

In this conic sections learning exercise, 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...

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#### The New Order for "Greater East Asia"

Sometimes the New Order becomes synonymous with its implications for European countries, but what about its consequences for East Asia? The final instructional activity in a four-part series teaches scholars about World War II. High...

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#### Planetary Orbit

Young scholars compare and contrast ellipses of various eccentricities that represent the shape of planetary orbits. They make a circle with the string by trying the two ends togther. Students calculate the eccentricity of their ellipses...

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#### Student Exploration: Summer and Winter

In this recognizing the seasons online/interactive worksheet, students explore the Earth's positions and determine the summer and winter season. Students answer 21 short answer questions