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Identifying Conics Quiz

Circles (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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A 10 question multiple choice quiz requiring students to identify a conic by the equation in standard form. Immediate feedback is provided.
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Graphing the Equation of a Cir...

Circles (Algebra II) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains the basics of a circle such as radius, center, etc., as well as how to identify the key elements and graph the circles.
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Circles: Definitions and Formu...

Circles (Algebra II) 
JavaScript 
Support Material 

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The user reviews circles, terms related to circles, and formulas and equations associated with circles.
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Graphing Calculator

Circles (Algebra II) 
Calculator 
Tool 

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Meta Calculator is a free online multipurpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include

Conic Flyer

Circles (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to manipulate the graphs of the conic sections by changing the constants in their respective equations. The equation and variable values are displayed and change as the u...
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Matching Equations to Descript...

Circles (Algebra II) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Match each of the equations with the description of the graph created by the equation (hyperbola, parabola, circle, ellipse, line, and other).
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Conic_Connections

Circles (Algebra II) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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The user manipulates a plane and doublenapped cone to generate graphs and equations of conic sections. Eccentricity, foci, and directrices are also illustrated in both 2 and 3D.
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Trace of Shadow

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
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When the sun moves around in the sky, the shadow cast by a vertical stick moves on the ground. The tip of the shadow traces some kind of curve. The curve depends on the observation point, and it also ...
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Exploring Conic Sections with ...

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Sketchpad 
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Students will explore the richness of conic sections by building their own physical models and then constructing more flexible models with Sketchpad. Students retain a solid connection with th...
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Conic Graphing App Activity

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Conic Graphing App to help students learn about circles, ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas, and solve for the conic's characteristics. Equations are present...
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Properties of an Ellipse

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
TINspire 
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This activity is intended to provide students with an opportunity to discover a few interesting properties of an ellipse. The ﬁrst property students will explore forms the basis of the deᤙ...
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Conic Sections

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
JavaScript 
Support Material 

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The user reviews the different conic sections with illustrations and equations for each.
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Parametric Representations of ...

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
TI Calculator 
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This brief monograph is a learning/teaching tool to graph parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas using parametric equations. The corresponding trigonometric conversions and explanations are included.
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GeoCalc

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Computer 
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Macintosh shareware for calculating the area, perimeter, sides, angles, and other measures of two and threedimensional shapes such as ellipses, rectangles, triangles, trapeziums, parallelograms, pol...
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Equation of a Parabola

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Flash 
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A parabola is the set of points that are equally distant from the focus point and the directrix. This Tab Tutor program will help you learn about the equation of a parabola and how to use it to derive...
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Conic Flyer

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to manipulate the graphs of the conic sections by changing the constants in their respective equations. The equation and variable values are displayed and change as the u...
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Conic Sections

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet allows the user to vary parameters in the "generalized" conic equation, ax^2 + bxy + cy^2 + dx + ey + f = 0, as well as displace graphs. Instructions and some discussion included.
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Laboratory

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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When the sun moves around in the sky, the shadow cast by a vertical stick moves on the ground. The tip of the shadow traces some kind of curve. The curve depends on the observation point, and it also ...
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powerOne^{TM} Graph v4

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
Palm OS 
Tool 
$ 
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powerOne(r) Graph supports computation & graphing in the mathematics classroom. The following tasks can be done with this software on a handheld computer including: 
Conic Graphing App

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
TI83/TI84 
Tool 

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This App will present equations in function, parametric, or polar form and provides a simple way to graph the four conic shapes: circle, ellipse, hyperbola, and parabola. The required parameters can b...
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Identifying Conics Quiz

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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A 10 question multiple choice quiz requiring students to identify a conic by the equation in standard form. Immediate feedback is provided.
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Ellipses: The Congruent Triang...

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
Sketchpad 
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A pair of congruent triangles holds the key to this unusual Sketchpad ellipse construction. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf format and the co...
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Graphing Calculator

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
Calculator 
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Meta Calculator is a free online multipurpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include

Equation of a Horizontal Ellip...

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an ellipse centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the xaxis. Students can use this Tab Tutor program to learn about the equation of this ellipse an...
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Equation of a Vertical Ellipse

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Flash introduction to finding the equation of an ellipse centered on (0,0) and with its major axis on the yaxis. Students can use this Tab Tutor program to learn about the equation of this ellipse an...
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