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Graphing Linear Equations Using Ti-Calculator, Dave Iacchetta May 2008

#### Graphing Linear Equations Using Ti-Calculator, Dave Iacchetta

##### Lesson Plans

My objective is to have students graph linear equations and determine if there is a solution to the system, in a variety of ways, in real time.

Oct 2006

#### Using Arcgis To Analyze The Attributes Of The Service Areas Of Local Public Libraries, Wilson Burgos

##### Lesson Plans

Students will: collect, organize, display, and analyze data; make predictions that are based upon data analysis; recognize and apply mathematics in contexts outside of mathematics; use representations to model and interpret physical, social, and mathematical phenomena; build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving; make and investigate mathematical conjectures

Families Of Graph, Pablo Lopez Aug 2006

#### Families Of Graph, Pablo Lopez

##### Lesson Plans

Student will be able to identify families of graph.

Graphic Representation Of Data, Bonnie Bush Aug 2006

#### Graphic Representation Of Data, Bonnie Bush

##### Lesson Plans

To introduce students to TI-84 technology To show graphic representation of data

Exploring Global Warming Using Ti Calculator, Agent Sheets And Gis, Caroline Rodriguez, Maria Huot, Sarah Heigl, Patrick Chierichella, Reggie Sherrill Aug 2006

#### Exploring Global Warming Using Ti Calculator, Agent Sheets And Gis, Caroline Rodriguez, Maria Huot, Sarah Heigl, Patrick Chierichella, Reggie Sherrill

##### Lesson Plans

Performance Objectives 1. Students will manipulate the Agent Sheets model in order to see the direct correlation between CO2, temperature, polar ice caps and the rising seas (sea level) 2. Students will hypothesize and develop conclusions 3. Students will answer questions based on the data graphed on the TI calculator 4. Students will learn how to enter data to calculate and plot a graph 5 Students will review how to label a graph 6. Students will produce a graph and find correlation between the temperature and CO2

How To Find Slopes With Stella, Ijeoma B. Okafor Aug 2006

#### How To Find Slopes With Stella, Ijeoma B. Okafor

##### Lesson Plans

Students will: The coordinate plane, graph the equation of the line y = 2x + 1. From the line, form a triangle, and count the number of square Blocks on the y – axis divide it by the number of square blocks on the x- axis

Exploring Compound Interest Formula Using Stella, Elizabeth Watkins Aug 2006

#### Exploring Compound Interest Formula Using Stella, Elizabeth Watkins

##### Lesson Plans

To explore Exponential Functions and Graphs. To know how to use the compound interest formula to calculate the amount of money in an account.

Exploring Quadratic Functions Using Ti Calculator, Elizabeth Watkins Aug 2006

#### Exploring Quadratic Functions Using Ti Calculator, Elizabeth Watkins

##### Lesson Plans

To understand a quadratic equation and its graph. To have students explore and discover what the a, b, and c mean in a quadratic equation using the graphing calculator and also identify vertex.

Exploring Trigonometry With Ti-Calculator, Megan Bonacci Aug 2006

#### Exploring Trigonometry With Ti-Calculator, Megan Bonacci

##### Lesson Plans

Students will demonstrate their knowledge of trigonometry concepts. Students will use the TI- 84 graphing calculator to correctly identify lengths of the missing side of a triangle using trigonometry concepts. Students will work cooperatively during group instruction.

Using Gsp To Study Transformations Of A Sine Curve, Rose Kossow Aug 2006

#### Using Gsp To Study Transformations Of A Sine Curve, Rose Kossow

##### Lesson Plans

Students will use a GSP model to learn how variables in the general form affect the graph of a sine function.

Quadratics Using Stella, Sandy Zalewski Aug 2006

#### Quadratics Using Stella, Sandy Zalewski

##### Lesson Plans

Objectives:

Students will be able to identify points on the graph and explain what they represent

Students will be able to find the maximum area, dimensions of specific rectangle and the perimeter using the graph and a table

Walking For Charity, Cassandra Camman Aug 2006

#### Walking For Charity, Cassandra Camman

##### Lesson Plans

This lesson introduces the students to a charity walk. The students look at three participants and start making decisions on which walking plan would be most beneficial to the charity.

Create Graphs To Represent The Equation Of A Straight Line., Alexis Richardson Aug 2006

#### Create Graphs To Represent The Equation Of A Straight Line., Alexis Richardson

##### Lesson Plans

Students will learn how to graph y=mx+b equations. EQ: How do you graph y = mx+b equations?

Finding The Area Of An Irregular Shape, Michelle Dale Aug 2006

#### Finding The Area Of An Irregular Shape, Michelle Dale

##### Lesson Plans

Plot the given points. Connect line segments between the points to make an irregular shape (house). Break the irregular shape (house) into smaller shapes that have known area formulas (triangle and rectangle). Calculate the area by hand using known area formulas (triangle and rectangle) then check their work. Apply their knowledge of area and add together the areas of the smaller shapes (triangle and rectangle) to find the total area of the irregular shape (house). Describe in their own words the process of finding the area of an irregular shape and when this process might be used in everyday life.

Properties Of Reflection, John Palo Jul 2006

#### Properties Of Reflection, John Palo

##### Lesson Plans

To help students understand the concept of reflection. Also to help students become more comfortable using Cabri Jr.

Cell Phone Rates Comparison Using Stella, Gsp, And Ti, Helen Fox, John Picarella, Beth Hall, Carrie Seitz, Alexis Richardson, Juan Betancourt Jul 2006

#### Cell Phone Rates Comparison Using Stella, Gsp, And Ti, Helen Fox, John Picarella, Beth Hall, Carrie Seitz, Alexis Richardson, Juan Betancourt

##### Lesson Plans

Students will understand the existence of relationships between variables and they can be represented in multiple ways for understanding and analyzing. Recognizing and using the connection between tables and graphs in the solving real world problems.

Graphing Quadratic Equations Using Ti Calculator, Sandy Zalewski Jul 2006

#### Graphing Quadratic Equations Using Ti Calculator, Sandy Zalewski

##### Lesson Plans

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

Flooding Along The Lower Delaware River, Thomas Demond Jan 2006

#### Flooding Along The Lower Delaware River, Thomas Demond

##### Lesson Plans

The Delaware River valley has experienced a considerable amount of unexpected flooding this past year, and the Army Corps of Engineers has asked us to help come up with a plan to stop the high water from endangering communities along the lower Delaware River.

Of particular concern is the city of Port Jervis, NY and Matamoras, PA. These two towns are situated at the base of the Catskill Mountains and are in a low valley. To further compound the problem, the Neversink River feeds into the Delaware just South East of Port Jervis.

Back during the ice age, the glaciers ...

Kepler`S Laws, Kristin Baker Jan 2006

#### Kepler`S Laws, Kristin Baker

##### Lesson Plans

Used IP to create a model of a planetary orbit Collected data from the model for two time periods 0-30 seconds One revolution (approximately 0-8 seconds) Exported data to Excel to analyze

Ball And Ramp, How Far Can You Move It?, Lynn Panton Jan 2006

#### Ball And Ramp, How Far Can You Move It?, Lynn Panton

##### Lesson Plans

Using Interactive Physics 4 eighth grade students explored the question “What are the best combination of variables to move a 2 kilogram mass 20 meters?” This was the first introduction for these students to this program. As part of the NYS 8th grade Performance Test students must run an experiment using a golf ball and ramp to move a cup. They have to run 3 trials by rolling the golf ball down a ramp from a 25 cm release point. They then record the distance the cup was moved. On the Performance Test they are instructed to use the distance ...

Animating Slope And Y-Intercept, Jessica Phillips Jan 2006

#### Animating Slope And Y-Intercept, Jessica Phillips

##### Lesson Plans

In 8th grade math, we investigate graphing lines from equations for the first time. Students learn about the xy coordinate plane, the table of values, the slope and the x and y intercepts. They begin to understand y = mx + b, the general equation for a line. As a teacher, I have encountered many problems while teaching this content without the benefits of technology. It’s my goal to teach the effects of changing the slope and the y-intercept. With traditional methods, we create a table of values and draw a graph by hand, which consumes a lot of instructional ...

Jan 2006

#### When Does The Area Of A Rectangle Equal The Area Of A Circle?, Douglas Brown

##### Lesson Plans

Use modeling software to explore the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its area: Given a circle of a particular size, what would the dimensions of a rectangle have to be for it to have the same area as the circle?

#### The Limits Of Removing Uncertainty: The Role Of Computational Science In Scientific Inquiry, Sean Metz

##### Lesson Plans

To understand the workings of each program utilized for this project, which are Interactive Physics, Fortran, Microsoft Excel.

Discovering Sinusoidal Relationship, Wilson Burgos Oct 2004

#### Discovering Sinusoidal Relationship, Wilson Burgos

##### Lesson Plans

Students will discover a sinusoidal relationship between variables in a real world problem, discover that changes in the initial velocity have an effect on the graph’s period.

Graphing Heart Rate With Ti Calculator, Paul Geary Oct 2004

#### Graphing Heart Rate With Ti Calculator, Paul Geary

##### Lesson Plans

The modeling tool will help student learning by providing quick, accurate, and consistent information, which can be easily graphed and result seen instantaneously.

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.