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Resource Name Topic (Course) Technology Type \$? Rating Browsing: All Content in Algebra II for Parabolas Browse discussions Login to Subscribe / Save Results Identifying Conics Quiz Parabolas (Algebra II) Java Applet Activity [2] A 10 question multiple choice quiz requiring students to identify a conic by the equation in standard form. Immediate feedback is provided. More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Parabolas Quiz Parabolas (Algebra II) JavaScript Activity [0] This is a 10 question multiple choice quiz on parabolas. Includes both vertical and horizontal parabolas as well as questions involving the directrix, all with optional hints. Self Checking with imm... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Exploring Geometric Constructi... Parabolas (Algebra II) Sketchpad Activity [0] 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,... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Parabolas: The Folded Rectangl... Parabolas (Algebra II) Sketchpad Activity [0] With just a blank sheet of paper and a single point, students can fold a genuine parabola. Students model the technique with Sketchpad to reveal the underlying mathematics. The link to the activit... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Graphing the Equation of a Par... Parabolas (Algebra II) Flash Support Material [0] This mini-lesson explains thebasics of a parabola such as roots, axis of symmetry, etc., as well as how to identify the key elements and graph the parabola. More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Graphing Calculator Parabolas (Algebra II) Calculator Tool [2] Meta Calculator is a free online multi-purpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include a graphing calculator that can g... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Conic Flyer Parabolas (Algebra II) Java Applet Tool [3] 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... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Drawing Parabola Parabolas (Algebra II) Java Applet Tool [0] The applet manipulates an apparatus that draws a parabola from its definition that the distance from a fixed point called the focus is equivalent to the distance from a fixed line called the directri... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Focus of parabola Parabolas (Algebra II) Java Applet Tool [0] This applet illustrates the phenomena that parallel beams reflect on the parabola face and gather at one point. The point is the focus of parabola. Using the applet, investigate the relationship bet... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Quadratic Relations: Parabola ... Parabolas (Algebra II) Java Applet Tool [0] This applet allows the user to explore the graphs of horizontal of vertical parabolas in vertex form by using sliders to adjust a, h and k. The equation changes with the change in a, h and k on the s... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Matching Equations to Descript... Parabolas (Algebra II) JavaScript Tool [0] Match each of the equations with the description of the graph created by the equation (hyperbola, parabola, circle, ellipse, line, and other). More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Parabolas Activity A Parabolas (Algebra II) Shockwave Tool \$ [0] Commercial site with one free access per day. This tool allows the user to explore either vertical or horizontal parabolas, in both standard and vertex form. It also has the geometric definition wit... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Conic_Connections Parabolas (Algebra II) Sketchpad Tool [1] The user manipulates a plane and double-napped cone to generate graphs and equations of conic sections. Eccentricity, foci, and directrices are also illustrated in both 2- and 3-D. More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Parabolas: The Folded Rectangl... Parabolas (Algebra II) Sketchpad Tool [0] With just a blank sheet of paper and a single point, students can fold a genuine parabola. Students model the technique with Sketchpad to reveal the underlying mathematics. The link to the tool it... More: lessons, discussions, ratings, reviews,... Page 1