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Graphing Quadratic Equations Using A Ti Calculator, Brian Bizzigott

#### Graphing Quadratic Equations Using A Ti Calculator, Brian Bizzigott

*Lesson Plans*

Students will display the ability to accurately graph a quadratic equation.

How Is The Calculator Good At Comparing Data?, Wilson Burgos

#### How Is The Calculator Good At Comparing Data?, Wilson Burgos

*Lesson Plans*

Objectives: Students will use the graphing calculator to:

• engage in the process of statistical investigation, make conjectures, predictions, and conclusions based on statistical analysis.

• construct numerous plots in a relatively short amount of time.

• compare data using box-and-whiskers plots.

• compare data using statistical measures such as minimum, maximum, lower and upper quartiles, median, and range.

• consider the influence of extreme values in a set of data.

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

#### 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.

Number And Numberation Lesson Using Ti Calculator, Helen Fox

#### Number And Numberation Lesson Using Ti Calculator, Helen Fox

*Lesson Plans*

Students will be able to convert fractions, decimals, and percents using the TI-84 to solve applications. The TI-84 will provide the student with an easier, faster way to solve applications involving converting fractions, decimals, and percents AND serve as a strategy to check work.

Formulas And The Solver Application Using Ti Calculators, Henry Elich

#### Formulas And The Solver Application Using Ti Calculators, Henry Elich

*Lesson Plans*

Have students be able to use formulas for any Math or Science formula using the problem solver application on the TI 84 calculator. The students should be able to use this application to solve a problem that has a new formula.

Probability Introduction, John Haag

#### Probability Introduction, John Haag

*Lesson Plans*

Students will appreciate the math that goes into games of chance

Students will understand the difference between theoretical and experimental probabilities

Students will show confidence in predicting what will happen in a game

Graphing Heart Rate With Ti Calculator, Paul Geary

#### 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.

Decay Ratios, Brian Mccue

#### Decay Ratios, Brian Mccue

*Lesson Plans*

Objective: Students will be able to examine the ratios of parent material to decay product and by knowing this ratio will be able to determine the age of the material by referring to the half life of the material and the aforementioned ratio.

Uncertainty In Everyday Situations, Kim Lombard

#### Uncertainty In Everyday Situations, Kim Lombard

*Lesson Plans*

Students use ideas of uncertainty to illustrate that mathematics involves more than exactness when dealing with everyday situations.

Modeling A Proposed Layout Using Ti Calculator, Annette Pennella

#### Modeling A Proposed Layout Using Ti Calculator, Annette Pennella

*Lesson Plans*

Students will be able to apply area formulas of the rectangle, square and circle, to section off a gymnasium for an athletic event. The students will produce a scaled diagram (blueprint) of the gymnasium to use as a reference tool to accommodate as many sections for tournament rings as possible, the judges’ table, and an area for a concession stand to fit into the specified size gymnasium.

The modeling tool will make the students preplan the layout of the gym, requiring them to use formulas and create a logical scale to for their blueprint. The blueprints will assist the students ...

Studying Heat Using Ti Calculator, Sean Metz

#### Studying Heat Using Ti Calculator, Sean Metz

*Lesson Plans*

Objective: The objective of this lesson will be to give the students an understanding of how the specific heat of a particular substance affects its ability to be heated and retain heat. The student’s will use the calculators to construct data tables as well as graphs. They will also use the calculators and the graph to answer questions at the end of the procedure.

Modeling Real World Problems With Equations, Kim Meek

#### Modeling Real World Problems With Equations, Kim Meek

*Lesson Plans*

The students use the TI-84 to create graphs and tables for several power models (y = ax^{2} , y = ax^{3} …etc) to learn the general shape of the curves and identify the patterns in the tables. In addition, they compare and contrast these tables and graphs to linear and exponential models. Then, students draw conclusions about the symbolic rules and the patterns found in the graphs and tables.

What Effects The Coefficients Have On Quadratic Equations, David Peters

#### What Effects The Coefficients Have On Quadratic Equations, David Peters

*Lesson Plans*

The objective of the lesson is for students to understand what effects the coefficients a, b, and c have on the graph of a standard quadratic equation of the form y=ax2+bx+c. The first lesson will investigate what the coefficient a does.

Reaction Rates, Frank Rinere

#### Reaction Rates, Frank Rinere

*Lesson Plans*

Students will gather information on reaction rates through measurement, organize the data and determine the relationship that exists. They will support their findings using graphing and a linear regression.

Graphing Equation Lines, Jessica Phillips

#### 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?

Potential Energy/Kinetic Energy, David Rogers

#### Potential Energy/Kinetic Energy, David Rogers

*Lesson Plans*

Objectives:

Students will:

1. use modeling to calculate the spring constant of a super ball

2. use modeling to predict the elastic bounce (spring constant of other balls)

This will help the student understand the elastic potential energy, kinetic energy, restoring force of a ball bounced at an angle, period, frequency of springs in simple harmonic motion Modeling will allow students to graph, visualize the phenomenon of elasticity. Using the graph – predict the height of a bounced ball or determine the spring constant of different balls. Students will use TI 83, 84 calculators to find vectors using the sci tools ...

Investigating Density, Lorraine Sheck

#### Investigating Density, Lorraine Sheck

*Lesson Plans*

Students will use the linear regression analysis application on the TI-84 graphing calculator to model the nature of density as a unique physical property of a substance. They will understand that density is a characteristic property of matter that is often used by chemists to identify a substance and as such, the value for the density of a particular substance does not change regardless of how large or small the sample size is.

Estimating Population Size, Kristin Schwartzmeyer

#### Estimating Population Size, Kristin Schwartzmeyer

*Lesson Plans*

Students will gain an understanding of how biologists working in the field obtain data; analyze that data; and present data.

Manipulating Raw Data Into Tables And Graphs, Fayne Winter

#### Manipulating Raw Data Into Tables And Graphs, Fayne Winter

*Lesson Plans*

Describe and represent patterns and functional relationships, using tables, charts, graphs, algebraic expressions, rules, and verbal descriptions. Includes: Organize and analyze data resulting in function applications through use of a table of values, sentence, formula, graph and prediction.

Data Analysis And Probability Problems, Halley Zand

#### Data Analysis And Probability Problems, Halley Zand

*Lesson Plans*

Modeling with TI is easy learning and attractive; Models created by TI have graphical pictures and they are memorable and understandable; In TI parameters are changeable so models can be used as dynamic models; With TI students can work with entire of classroom and do brainstorming easily

Half Life And Radioactive Decay, Joseph Zuniga

#### Half Life And Radioactive Decay, Joseph Zuniga

*Lesson Plans*

• Students will be able to complete a table which shows conservation of matter.

• Students will be able to determine the half life of a substance given a graph of the radioactive substance and its stable product.

• Students will recognize the graph as exponential decay.

Predicting Differentiation Chemical Processes, Kendra Brewster

#### Predicting Differentiation Chemical Processes, Kendra Brewster

*Lesson Plans*

Students will be able to:

• infer and predict possible outcomes of chemical reactions.

• graph data using a TI calculator.

• interoperate graphs to determine if a chemical reaction is endothermic or exothermic.

• differentiate between chemical and physical changes.

• describe what happens to the energy in a chemical reaction and relate it to products and reactants.

Studying Linear Regression, Douglas Brown

#### Studying Linear Regression, Douglas Brown

*Lesson Plans*

Students will use mathematical modeling and multiple representations to provide a means of presenting, interpreting, communicating and connecting statistical information and relationships.

Modeling Integers Using Ti Calculator, Brian Cheyne

#### Modeling Integers Using Ti Calculator, Brian Cheyne

*Lesson Plans*

Through use of the TI calculator Algebra Chapter on Integers, students will be introduced to integers via the overview section. Students will be able to identify an integer, understand the operations of integers and be able to explain real world uses of integers by modeling a real life example of integer use.

Linear Equation On The Ti-84, Larry Bedgood

#### Linear Equation On The Ti-84, Larry Bedgood

*Lesson Plans*

Students will use mathematical modeling/multiple representation to provide a means of presenting, interpreting, communicating, and connecting mathematical information and relationship.

Graphing Quadratic Equations Using The Ti Calculator, Kristen Frank

#### 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.

Linking Plant And Animal Cells, Jacqueline Keily

#### Linking Plant And Animal Cells, Jacqueline Keily

*Lesson Plans*

1. Be able to demonstrate, via the graphing calculator, knowledge of plant and animal cells.

2. Be able to compare and contrast cells and their functions using their study cards as a guide.

Linking Abstractions In Math To The Real World, Valerie J. Huff

#### Linking Abstractions In Math To The Real World, Valerie J. Huff

*Lesson Plans*

Students use mathematical modeling/multiple representation to provide a means of presenting, interpreting, communicating, and connecting mathematical information and relationships. Students use measurement in both metric and English measure to provide a major link between the abstractions of mathematics and the real world in order to describe and compare objects and data. Students use patterns and functions to develop mathematical power, appreciate the true beauty of mathematics, and construct generalizations that describe patterns simply and efficiently.

Connecting Forumulas, Socorro M. Sanchez

#### Connecting Forumulas, Socorro M. Sanchez

*Lesson Plans*

Objectives: Students will use the graphing calculator to solve quadratic equations. They will analyze the graph and/or table to factor and solve a quadratic equation. Students will then use this technique to solve word problems.

Exploring Generic Probability Using Ti Calculator, Sarah Laiosa

#### Exploring Generic Probability Using Ti Calculator, Sarah Laiosa

*Lesson Plans*

To utilize the tools we learned in the TI classroom to give a graphic understanding of genetic probability. Genetics are the building blocks of heredity and inherited phenotypic and genotypic characteristics.