Reflection: Flexibility Graphs of Sine and Cosine - Section 3: Section 3: Comparing Graphs


We ran very short on time at the end of this lesson.  I really wanted them to have an opportunity to do some comparison of the sine and cosine graph so I had list it on actual graph itself.  Here are several samples; 1, 2, and 3.  While brief, there were some important connections made like the similarity between the curves but the difference in their y-intercepts.  I think a good start was made here that we will solidify in the next lesson where we will discuss these similarities and differences as a class.  

  Flexibility: Short On Time
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Graphs of Sine and Cosine

Unit 9: Trigonometric Functions
Lesson 8 of 19

Objective: Students will be able to graph the parent function for sine and cosine.

Big Idea: Students get to build the graph of sine or cosine with yarn and spaghetti.

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Math, Trigonometry, Trigonometric functions, unit circle, Algebra 2, master teacher project, sine function, cosine function, 11th Grade
  48 minutes
image final pasta sine
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