Lesson Plan

ADA Accessibility: Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Ramp up using trigonometric ratios. After receiving a request to check school ramps to verify they meet ADA requirements, groups calculate the angle of the incline on ramps on campus. They report their findings via a letter to the Department of Education.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups design a ramp that would be within ADA requirements to access a door at school
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to ramps
  • Assumes the class knows the trigonometric ratios
  • Includes links to explanations of teacher instructional strategies
  • Contains teacher notes to help explain parts of the lesson
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