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Transforming the Graph of the Sine Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Build a solid understanding of trigonometric transformations through exploration. Learners work in teams to analyze the effects of different algebraic components on the graph of a sine function. 
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Changes in Period and Amplitude of the Sine Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does a change in amplitude or period affect the equation of a sine function? Scholars move sliders to change the frequency and period of the sine function. The interactive displays the resulting equation, and pupils determine the...
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The Sine Function

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners explore the concept of the sine function. In this sine function lesson plan, students use a plexiglass sine wave generator to visualize the sine function. Learners use a computer program/calculator to adjust aspects of the sine...
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What Does the Graph of the Sine Function Look Like?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the unit circle and the values of _ at 0, ¹/2, ¹, and 3¹/2, the instructor shows how to construct the sine graph by translating the y-coordinate of the unit circle to the graph. She then looks at the domain, range, amplitude,...
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Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From a circle to a cycle! The final lesson of a five-part series challenges learners to use points from the unit circle to plot a repeating pattern. The repeating patterns become the graphs of the trigonometric functions. Scholars also...
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Sine Graph and Cosine Graph: Changing Amplitude

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Scholars manipulate the amplitude of the graphs of sine and cosine, notice how the change in amplitude is reflected in their graphs, and answer several questions about the concept they noticed.
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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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Woody Sine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of sine. In this sine lesson plan, students create a sine graph from tooth picks. Students create a unit circle with tooth pick length radius. Students then take the tooth picks from the unit circle and put...
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Technology for Displaying Trigonometric Graph Behavior: Sine and Cosine

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Students explore the concept of sine and cosine.  In this sine and cosine lesson, students work in groups to graph sine and cosine functions.  Students examine how coefficients in various parts of each parent function shift the graph. ...
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Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students identify equations as functions. In this trigonometry lesson, students sketch graphs and find formulas for each graph. They find the arc lengths and their specific trigonometric values.
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Changes in Latitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the sine function in a real world setting.  In this sine function in a real world setting lesson, students model bi-variate data using climate and distance from the equator.  Students model the data using the sine...
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Functions

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this function worksheet, learners solve 4 different types of equations related to functions. First, they determine a particular solution to the low pass and plot the input and output of the same axes and compare. Then, students...
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What Does the Graph of the Cosine Function Look Like?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using the unit circle and the values of _ at 0, ¹/2, ¹, and 3¹/2, the instructor shows how to construct the cosine graph by translating the x-coordinate of the unit circle to the graph. She then looks at the domain, range, amplitude,...
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Graphing: The Ups and Downs

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What do clocks and Ferris wheels have in common? Your class can model their heights using trigonometric functions! Scholars first use the Internet to find data on provided landmarks (famous clocks and Ferris wheels). Plotting this data...
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Parameters of Periodic Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Students investigate periodic functions with parameters. In this calculus lesson, students define what each part of the formula of a periodic function represent. They discuss horizontal and vertical shifts.
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Getting Triggy With It

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The concept of sine and cosine is explored in this lesson where students graph sine and cosine graphs using a transformation application on the graphing calculator.  Students change the coefficients for the amplitude, period, frequency,...
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Periodic Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of periodic waves.  In this periodic waves lesson, students determine the amplitude, wavelength, period, and phase shift of sine and cosine graphs.  Students use sliders to change the value of a, k, and c to...
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Round and Round We Go

For Teachers 11th - 12th
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 graph—and...
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Model Air Plane Acrobatics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your young airplane enthusiasts will enjoy this collaborative task of graphing an airplane's distance from the ground as it flies in a perfect circle. They will discover that they have graphed a sinusoidal function that comes from the...
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MT-A141 PreCalculus: Worksheet 6.5/6.6

For Students 10th - 11th
In this precalculus worksheet, students investigate functions and determine which functions are sinusoids. They estimate the amplitude, phase shift, and period of each function. Students explore the sums of sine and cosine functions....
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Trigonometry Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this trigonometry worksheet, students use the law of sines to find the length of a missing side of a triangle. They prove trigonometric identity and use Heron's formula to find the area of a triangle. This two-page worksheet...
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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...
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Climate and Temperature: Sinusoidal Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of sine and cosine.  In this sine and cosine lesson, students model temperature and climate using sine and cosine.  Students determine the sine or cosine function to represent temperature data over the course...
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Trigometric Functions Applied To Weather

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners engage in a lesson plan about using trigometric functions. They apply the concepts in real world situations in order to create context for the lesson plan. Students apply the knowledge to recording temperatures on a daily basis...