Transformational Graphing in the Real World: Building Bridges

This Transformational Graphing in the Real World: Building Bridges unit also includes:

No suspension here, the resource is good to go. Using graphing calculators, scholars explore how transformations affect the graphs of quadratic functions. They consider how the changes relate to the context of suspension bridges.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite an architect to give a presentation on bridges
Classroom Considerations
  • Experience with quadratic functions is necessary
  • Requires knowledge of graph transformations 
Pros
  • Gives some suggestions for differentiation
  • Provides student worksheets
Cons
  • None
Common Core