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Activity: Exploring Geometric Constructions of Parabolas
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Description: This activity is an introduction to geometric constructions of parabolas. We will investigate their properties and characteristics. This activity has been adapted from the following article: Olmstead, E.A. (1998). Exploring the locus definition of the conic sections. Mathematics Teacher, 91(5), 428-434.
Technology Type: Sketchpad 
Author: for Technology and Teacher Education
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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