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12th Grade Math

(12 Units, 154 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Conic Sections(13 Lessons)

Cutting Conics

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:As an introduction to this unit, students actually cut cones to discover the four conic sections.

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25 Resources

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Name that Conic

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students develop their own system for quickly identifying a conic section in general form and then race to name that conic first.

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22 Resources

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Human Conics: Circles and Ellipses

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students collaborate with partners to become a human conic section and draw circles and ellipses using sidewalk chalk.

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23 Resources

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Circles and Completing the Square (Day 1 of 2)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Use TRIANGLES and SQUARES to find the equation of a CIRCLE?! Students use prior knowledge of perfect squares and the Pythagorean Theorem to find equations for circles.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Circles and Completing the Square (Day 2 of 2)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Use TRIANGLES and SQUARES to find the equation of a CIRCLE?! Students use prior knowledge of perfect squares and the Pythagorean Theorem to find equations for circles.

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14 Resources

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Ellipses

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:After learning to write the equation of an ellipse, students design an elliptical pool table that would guarantee that even the worst player can always make a shot.

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19 Resources

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Human Conics: Parabolas

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students collaborate with partners to become a human conic section by drawing parabolas using rope and sidewalk chalk.

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12 Resources

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Parabolas

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Guided examples of writing the equation of a parabola are followed by deeper reflection questions which students answer in their teams and share with the class.

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15 Resources

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Parabola Problem Partner Critiques

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:A silent board game helps students recall how to complete the square then students critique the work of others in the AB partner activity.

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18 Resources

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Hyperbolas

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students identify and make use of the structure of an equation as they learn to graph hyperbolas.

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16 Resources

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Non-Linear Systems of Equations

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students model their solutions to non-linear systems in multiple ways.

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17 Resources

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Conic Sections Test Review

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students work together and ask questions as they prepare for tomorrow's unit test.

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4 Resources

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Conic Sections Unit Test

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Conic Sections

Big Idea:Students show their personal knowledge of graphing and writing equations for conic sections.

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4 Resources

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