Innovative math lessons you can use in your classroom today

I usually tell this analogy in the spring. I use it as a hook during the Algebra unit on Quadratics, when introducing problems involving projectiles (Mission to Mars lesson). I am sharing it now because it is timely, being that the rover Curiosity just landed on Mars this week. (Note: It would be useful to … Continue reading

Study parabolic curves through the design or water arcs SUBJECT: Algebra (Beginning & Advanced) TOPICS: Writing, graphing and solving quadratic equations; finding the roots, vertex, axis of symmetry, directrix, and focus; solving by factoring, completing the square, and the quadratic formula; systems of quadratics PAGES: 3 Download PDF