Student Handout - Building the Unit Circle - Section 2: Building the Unit Circle

  • student handout building the unit
  Student Handout - Building the Unit Circle
Loading resource...

Building the Unit Circle (Day 1 of 2)

Unit 7: Rotations and Cyclical Functions
Lesson 4 of 10

Objective: SWBAT identify special angles in the unit circle and find the coordinates of these angles.

Big Idea: Students use prior knowledge of circles and angles, and their cut-out special triangle templates, to build the unit circle.

  Print Lesson
7 teachers like this lesson
Math, unit circle, PreCalculus, Algebra 2, Radians, degree, special triangles
  50 minutes
build unit circle image
Similar Lessons
What do Triangles have to do with Circles?
Algebra II » Trigonometric Functions
Big Idea: How is the unit circle related to "triangle measurement"? A story of two equivalent definitions.
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
Jacob Nazeck
Riding a Ferris Wheel - Day 2 of 2
12th Grade Math » Trigonometric Functions
Big Idea: Make the transition from the Ferris wheel problem to the unit circle.
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
Tim  Marley
The Unit Radius and the Unit Hypotenuse
12th Grade Math » Trigonometry: The Unit Circle
Big Idea: The unit circle provides a rich landscape in which students can find surprising patterns as they have the experience of creating real mathematics.
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
James Dunseith
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload