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Parabola!

Applications (Algebra) 
Calculator 
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This file describes an experimental setup (using a motion detector) in which a ball's distance from start is recorded as the ball rolls up then down an inclined plane. It includes a simulation applet...
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Place Your Order

Order of Operations (Algebra) 
Calculator 
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Calculator activity involving order of operations.
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Animated Helicopter

Use of Variables (Algebra)+ 
Computer 
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An Logoanimated helicopter can be used to investigate the concepts of variables, and of reflections and y as a function of x on the coordinate grid. The first Logo animation of a helicopter flying ba...
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MathBits.com

General (Algebra) 
Computer 
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MathBits.com offers free lessons and activities for students and teachers. The opening page connects viewers to contentrich areas on Geometer’s Sketchpad, PowerPoint Games and Activities, Math and t...
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Investigating the Height of a ...

Is It Linear? (Algebra)+ 
Excel 
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How do you get started at mathematical modeling? Here is an easy, quick, and engaging activity and a “just add data” interactive Excel spreadsheet to accomplish that first modeling task. The task ...
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A Lulu of a Function

Use of Variables (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity guides exploration of functional aspects of the Lulu microworld (from Nathalie Sinclair's AliveMaths site, applet programmed by Stéfan Sinclair). Functions called for are NOT y = f(x) fu...
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Adding Integers Lab  Discover...

Add / Subtract (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This activity uses virtual color chips from the Library of Virtual Manipulatives. The NLVM applet helps students understand zero pairs. Students will be able to derive the rules for adding integers.
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Algebraic Equations

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson involves a useful applet from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM). It is a good introduction to solving twostep equations for grade 6 or 7 or an effective review lesson f...
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Cubic Function Explorer  Math...

Polynomials (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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An interactive applet that allows the user to graphically explore the properties of a cubic function. Specifically,
it is designed to foster an intuitive understanding of the effects of changin...
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Exponential Functions and the ...

Graphing (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, designed to let students discover some properties of simple exponential functions and to learn some ways of defining the number e.
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Got a Plan? (PDF file)

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Use this sample activity with the Piecewise Linear Function Grapher to explore different cell phone plans and find out what works best for different situations.
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Introduction to Cartesian Coor...

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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A quick review of the Cartesian Coordinate system, including formulas for length and slope of a line segment. It also provides and introduction to the graphing applet used in this lab and others.
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Investigating the Slope of a L...

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity is perfect for grade 7 and 8 students who are just learning about slope. The tutorial applet allows students to drag collinear points on a plane. As they move the points, the students wi...
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Linear Functions

Functions / Relations (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, in which students explore how the graph of a linear function relates to its formula, and learn to graph and edit functions in the applet, including on...
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Linear Patterns with the Linea...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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How does changing the slope of a line affect the equation of that line? How might changing a part of an equation cause the related line to move? Explore these challenges using the Linear Transformer t...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Applications (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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Patterns, Relations, and Funct...

One Variable Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This eModule presents sequences of geometric patterns and encourages students to generate rules and functions describing relationships between the pattern number and characteristics of the pattern. S...
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Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet Pro...

Irrational (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Students use an applet to compute the area of a square based on its side length. They then use this information to determine whether it is possible to get exact side lengths for certain areas.
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Quadratic Function Explorer  ...

Quadratic Formula (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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An interactive applet that allows the user to graphically explore the properties of a quadratic equation. Specifically,
it is designed to foster an intuitive understanding of the effects of cha...
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Quadratic Functions

Quadratic Equations (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, designed to let students learning about quadratic functions explore: the parabolic shape of the graphs of quadratic functions; how coefficients affect...
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Slope of a Line

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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Investigate the slopes of lines defined by two points. You can change the positions of the points by dragging them or manually.
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Solving Linear Equations with ...

Graphing (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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These activities use the Function Analyzer tool to reveal the connection between symbolic and graphic representations in equation solving. The document includes a series of exercises for single equati...
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Systems of Linear Equations wi...

Linear Systems (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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In these activities, you explore the steps involved in solving systems of linear equations. You’ll make observations about the effects of those operations on the solution sets of the systems. In Part ...
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Weaving a Parabola Web with th...

Graphing (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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In this activity, you'll explore how the graph of a quadratic function and its symbolic expression relate to each other. You start with a set of four graphs, which we'll call a Parabola Web.
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Writing Equations of Lines

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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This eModule uses interactive graphs to help students deepen their understanding of slope and extend the definition of slope to writing the equation of lines. Online worksheets with immediate feedback...
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