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Solving Systems Of Equations, Annette Pennella, Claud Brown, Megan Harris, Rachel Viel Aug 2006

Solving Systems Of Equations, Annette Pennella, Claud Brown, Megan Harris, Rachel Viel

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Objectives: *Students will be able to translate word problems into algebraic equations. *Students will be able to solve systems of equations graphically.


Walking To Win, Larry Bedgood, Sara Walter, Sandy Zalewski, Kathyrn Zuroski Aug 2006

Walking To Win, Larry Bedgood, Sara Walter, Sandy Zalewski, Kathyrn Zuroski

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Objectives: 1. Students will be able to use the Stella Model and Geometer Sketchpad to create a graph and a table for the situation purposed by the teacher. 2. Students will demonstrate ability to work in a group; communicating and being respectful of others. 3. Students will identify the distance required for a close race given specific conditions and provide evidence to support their answer. 4. Students will make observations about the features of the graphs and their meaning 5. Students will use the table and graph to answer questions 6. Students will identify how results vary by using the ...


Reflections, Translations, And Rotations, Sandy Zalewski Jul 2006

Reflections, Translations, And Rotations, Sandy Zalewski

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Students will be able to describe and explain what happens to an object after a reflection, translation and a rotation Students will be able to perform a rotation and a reflection on a figure


Graphing Quadratic Equations Using Ti Calculator, Sandy Zalewski Jul 2006

Graphing Quadratic Equations Using Ti Calculator, Sandy Zalewski

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Objectives:

Students will be able to represent a quadratic relationship as an equation, a table and a graph

Students will be able to find the maximum point using the calculator, a graph, and a table

Student will be able to write an equation to represent a quadratic relationship


Party Planning Using Stella, Jody Nagle Jan 2006

Party Planning Using Stella, Jody Nagle

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Students involved with this project are planning a winter party for themselves and one friend each. They plan the party set up, supplies needed, cost, and how it will be funded.


Baseballs And Quadratic Equations, David Peters Oct 2004

Baseballs And Quadratic Equations, David Peters

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The objective of this lesson is for students to see the relationship between the simulation of a real life situation modeled with the Interactive Physics software, the path of a thrown baseball, and the description of the path with a quadratic equation.


Using Sales To Understand Math Concepts With Ti Calculator, Thomas Demond Oct 2004

Using Sales To Understand Math Concepts With Ti Calculator, Thomas Demond

Lesson Plans

To model equations that are used everyday by construction sales people to compute the cost of a job. To have students be able to construct models that represent real world problems in engineering, and determine a valid answer.


Graphing Equation Lines, Jessica Phillips Oct 2004

Graphing Equation Lines, Jessica Phillips

Lesson Plans

How do you use the TI graphing calculators to graph lines from equations? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a graphing calculator to answer questions about linear relationships?


Graphing Quadratic Equations Using The Ti Calculator, Kristen Frank Oct 2004

Graphing Quadratic Equations Using The Ti Calculator, Kristen Frank

Lesson Plans

After doing a quick review of what they already know about quadratic equations and the graphing calculator we will then point out how graphing a quadratic is the same steps on the calculator as graphing a linear equation.


Physics Lesson, Carneathea Melson, Lorraine Sheck Aug 2004

Physics Lesson, Carneathea Melson, Lorraine Sheck

Lesson Plans

Students will use Interactive Physics software and TI-83/84 graphing calculators to study parabolic functions, quadratic equations and motion in two dimensions.


Simulate Eratosthenes Calculations Of Earth, Kim Meek, Sean Metz Aug 2004

Simulate Eratosthenes Calculations Of Earth, Kim Meek, Sean Metz

Lesson Plans

Students use learning technologies (Geometer’s Sketch pad) to facilitate solving a problem. Specifically, they use two models. One that shows a visual representation of Eratosthenes process and a test his equation for all values of theta.