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# Human Conics: Parabolas

Unit 6: Conic Sections
Lesson 7 of 13

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

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Math, Precalculus and Calculus, conic sections, PreCalculus, parabola, Conic
40 minutes

### Tiffany Dawdy

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