Exploring Parabolas (JavaSketchpad) (MSTE)
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|James P. Dildine; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)|
|Directions and descriptions for creating and simulating the creation of a parabola. The creation takes place within a Java Window in the browser and allows the user to interact with the sketch of a parabola he or she creates. The page includes tips and tricks for working with JavaSketchpad, questions and explorations, and definitions.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Geometer's Sketchpad, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Conic Sections and Circles|
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