This Acting out a Parabola: the Importance of a Vertex and Directrix lesson plan also includes:
Walk the ... parabola. Classmates use yarn to form a human parabola. They then apply what they learn to connect key features of a parabola to its equation.
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- Use geometry software to show relationships between segments for a parabola
- Scholars should be able to apply the midpoint and distance formulas, as well as the general equation of a parabola
- Yarn is necessary for the activity
- Kinesthetic learners will find the activity beneficial
- Includes recommendations and tips for the smooth operation of the activity