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Comparing and ordering (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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Exploring Precalculus with The...

Complex Numbers (Trigonometry) 
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The 56 activities in this collection give students the opportunity to directly experience, through dynamic visualization and manipulation, the topics covered in precalculus. It finishes with a dynami...
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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

Concavity and the sign of f" (Calculus) 
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This activity is designed to follow the activities From Secant Lines to Tangent Lines and Slopes and Derivatives [referenced below], but it can easily stand on its own. Using a dynamic t...
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Exploring Infinite Series thro...

Concept of infinite series (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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Exploring Conic Sections with ...

Conic Sections (PreCalculus) 
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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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Exploring Conic Sections with ...

Conic sections (Algebra II) 
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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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LSRL, Residual Plots, Data Tra...

Correlation & Regression (Probability & Statistics) 
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Drag seven independent points on a scatterplot, or send them to predetermined arrangements, to enhance understanding of correlation and the implication of changes.
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LSRL, Residual Plots, Data Tra...

Correlation (Probability & Statistics) 
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Drag seven independent points on a scatterplot, or send them to predetermined arrangements, to enhance understanding of correlation and the implication of changes.
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Properties of Parallel Lines

Corresponding angles (Geometry) 
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Students discover relationships among the angles formed when parallel lines are intersected by a transversal. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains a pdf file of the activi...
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Introduction to Radians

Deg  Rad  Grad (Trigonometry) 
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Students learn about radian measure and investigate a Sketchpad simulation that approximates pi to two decimal places. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the activi...
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Introduction to Radians

Deg  Rad  Grad (Trigonometry) 
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Students learn about radian measure and investigate a Sketchpad simulation that approximates pi to two decimal places. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the sketch and...
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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

Derivative at a Point (Calculus) 
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This activity is designed to follow the activities From Secant Lines to Tangent Lines and Slopes and Derivatives [referenced below], but it can easily stand on its own. Using a dynamic t...
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From Secant Lines to Tangent L...

Derivatives analytically (Calculus) 
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This activity demonstrates one of the many ways Sketchpad can be used in a calculus or math analysis class. Here, students explore the relationship between the slopes of secant lines to a curve...
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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

Derivatives analytically (Calculus) 
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This activity is designed to follow the activities From Secant Lines to Tangent Lines and Slopes and Derivatives [referenced below], but it can easily stand on its own. Using a dynamic t...
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Slopes and Derivatives

Derivatives analytically (Calculus) 
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This activity demonstrates one of the many ways Sketchpad can be used in a calculus or math analysis class. Students manipulate a tangent line to a curve to investigate what it means for a curve to ha...
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Composition of Transformations...

Dilation (Geometry) 
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This "lab" contains seven "experiments" in which students perform different geometric transformations on an object to determine whether, or under what conditions, the transformations commute.
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Transformations

Dilation (Geometry) 
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Investigate reflections, translations, glide reflections, dilations, rotations of 90, 180, 270 or any degree, and composition of reflections. Animations included on several pages. Usable at various ...
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Transformations

Dilation (Geometry) 
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Investigate reflections, translations, glide reflections, dilations, rotations of 90, 180, 270 or any degree, and composition of reflections. Animations included on several pages. Usable at various ...
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Distanceratetime (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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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Distanceratetime (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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Trigonometric Functions

Domain and Range (Trigonometry) 
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Investigate sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, cotangent, sine inverse, cosine inverse, and tangent inverse function graphs. Includes three activities and a prepared sketch.
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Trigonometric Functions

Domain and Range (Trigonometry) 
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Investigate sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, cotangent, sine inverse, cosine inverse, and tangent inverse function graphs. Includes three activities and a prepared sketch.
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Ellipses: The Congruent Triang...

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
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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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Conic_Connections

Ellipses (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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Ellipses: The Congruent Triang...

Ellipses (Algebra II) 
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A pair of congruent triangles holds the key to this unusual Sketchpad ellipse construction. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the sketch and a pdf file of the correspo...
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