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Conic_Connections

Equation from graph (Algebra II) 
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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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Balance

Equations and functions (Math 4) 
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This sketch contains a collection of five different shapes: a star, square, circle, triangle, and diamond. The weight of these shapes can be compared by using the provided balance scale; simply drag o...
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Balance

Equations and functions (Math 5) 
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This sketch contains a collection of five different shapes: a star, square, circle, triangle, and diamond. The weight of these shapes can be compared by using the provided balance scale; simply drag o...
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Balance

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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This sketch contains a collection of five different shapes: a star, square, circle, triangle, and diamond. The weight of these shapes can be compared by using the provided balance scale; simply drag o...
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Exploring Algebra 1 with The G...

Equations and functions (Math 7) 
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This collection of 56 activities compiled specifically for Algebra 1—including updated activities from Exploring Algebra with The Geometer's Sketchpad and many new ones—covers topics such as:

Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Equations and functions (Math 7) 
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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Equations of Lines

Equations of a line (Geometry) 
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A guided exploration, using Geometer's Sketchpad, of a line on the coordinate plane, and its slope.
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Intercepts of Lines and their ...

Equations of a line (Geometry) 
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A guided exploration, using Geometer's Sketchpad, of lines on the coordinate plane, and the relation of intercepts to linear equations.
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Standard Equation of a Line

Equations of a line (Geometry) 
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A guided exploration, using Geometer's Sketchpad, of the standard form of a linear equation.
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Constructions of Equilateral a...

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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Students will discuss the difference between drawing and constructing a triangle using The Geometer’s Sketchpad. They will further develop constructions for both isosceles and equilateral triangles. ...
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Proof as Explanation: Distance...

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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Students explore the sum of certain distances in an equilateral triangle, and develop a proof to explain their observations. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the...
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Proof as Explanation: Distance...

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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Students explore the sum of certain distances in an equilateral triangle, and develop a proof to explain their observations. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the ske...
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Types of Triangles

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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This Sketchpad sketch accompanies the tPoW, Types of Triangles. Students are able to drag and manipulate four triangles and by noticing what happens they classify the triangles as either scalene, isos...
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Tipos de Triángulos

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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Los estudiantes utilizan un dibujo de GSP o una página interactiva de la red para arrastrar y manipular cuatro triángulos: uno isósceles, uno agudo, uno equiángulo, y otro recto.
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Types of Triangles

Equilateral (Geometry) 
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Students use a GSP sketch or an interactive web page to drag and manipulate four triangles. They identify one of each type: scalene, isosceles, equilateral, and right.
NOTE: A free...
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Exploring Infinite Series thro...

Est. lims. w/ graphs or tables (Calculus) 
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This activity is an introduction to the concept of convergent infinite series using an iterative geometric construction. This activity has been adapted from the following article: Choppin, J. M. (1994...
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Sketchpad Activities for Intro...

Est. lims. w/ graphs or tables (Calculus) 
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Sketchpad Activities for Introducing Calculus Topics is a series of five activities designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of calculus. Use these activities near the end of Precalculus c...
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Limits with Tables

Est. lims. w/ graphs or tables (Calculus) 
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Download this Sketchpad file to investigate the concept of a limit numerically using tables. Students encounter a function that's undefined at a particular value of x, but whose limit exists at that v...
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Reach the Target

Estimation (Math 3) 
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Students use their knowledge of place value to identify the locations of unlabeled tick marks along number lines. These locations are exact to units, tenths, and all the way up to hundred thousandths.
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Reach the Target

Estimation (Math 4) 
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Students use their knowledge of place value to identify the locations of unlabeled tick marks along number lines. These locations are exact to units, tenths, and all the way up to hundred thousandths.
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Exterior Angles in a Polygon

Exterior (Geometry) 
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Students construct a pentagon with its exterior angles, measure the angles and find the sum. They then dilate the pentagon to look at the problem, and understand their result, in a new way. The lin...
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Find slope (Math 7) 
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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Slope Pix Lab

Find slope (Math 7) 
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This is a computer activity using Sketchpad and specially selected pictures located online (SlopePix web page) to help students understand the concept of slope. Following the instructions, students...
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