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Parabola in Factored Form

Graphing Quadratics (Algebra)+ 
Sketchpad 
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This sketch allows the manipulation of a parabola in factored form. On the first page, the coefficients a and b are restricted to multiples of 0.5. On the second page, they are unrestricted and can be...
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Parabola in Standard Form

Graphing Quadratics (Algebra)+ 
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This sketch allows the manipulation of a parabola in standard form. On the first page, the coefficients a, b, and c are restricted to multiples of 0.5. On the second page, they are unrestricted and ca...
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Parabola in Vertex Form

Graphing Quadratics (Algebra)+ 
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This sketch allows the manipulation of a parabola in vertex form. On the first page, the coefficients a, h, and k are restricted to multiples of 0.5. On the second page, they are unrestricted and can ...
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Experiment with the Ferris Whe...

Graphs of Functions (Trigonometry) 
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These sketches created with Geometer's Sketchpad were originally written to go with problem CF 21 in the CPM Algebra 2 book.
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Trigonometric Functions

Graphs of Functions (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

Graphs of Functions (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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Translation of Functions

Horizontal shift (Algebra II)+ 
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Students create both geometric and algebraic translations of a function, match the two translations, and use the components of the geometric vector to write an equation for translated image. The li...
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Translation of Functions

Horizontal shift (Algebra II)+ 
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Students create both geometric and algebraic translations of a function, match the two translations, and use the components of the geometric vector to write an equation for translated image. The li...
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Exploring Algebra 1 with The G...

Integers (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:

One Type of Integral

Interpretations & properties (Calculus) 
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Download this Sketchpad file to investigate the definite integral using a model of a car accelerating from rest. Students explore the graph of the car's speed as a function of time, and use Sketchpad'...
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Angles Formed by Parallel Line...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6)+ 
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Students identify and measure corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, and alternate exterior angles, and determine which angles are congruent to each other. The link to the tool itself is ...
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Angles Formed by Parallel Line...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6)+ 
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Students identify and measure corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, and alternate exterior angles, and determine which angles are congruent to each other. The link to the activity itself...
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Limits with Delta and Epsilon

Intuitive understanding lims. (Calculus)+ 
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This activity builds on the previous activity, Limits with Tables. Students investigate limits using tools for controlling delta and epsilon, giving them a concrete, handson understanding of the form...
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Limits with Tables

Intuitive understanding lims. (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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Sketchpad Activities for Intro...

Intuitive understanding lims. (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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Properties of Kites

Kite (Geometry) 
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This is a one page activity that includes how to construct a kite on Sketchpad, along with a kite that is ready to be manipulated. The kite sketch is followed by 8 questions that lead the student to ...
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Stretching Ruler

Length/height (Math 3)+ 
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This set of activities introduces students to mathematical foundations of measurement, and especially to the concept of the unit of measurement. Students create their own rulers to measure different o...
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Equations of Lines

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 ...

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

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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Line in SlopeIntercept Form

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
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This sketch allows the manipulation of a line in slopeintercept form. On the first page, the coefficients m and b are restricted to multiples of 0.5. On the second page, they are unrestricted and can...
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Box Volume

Local min / max (Algebra II)+ 
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Make an opentop box from a sheet of paper by cutting squares out of the corners. See how the volume of the box changes as the sides of the squares change. The link to the tool itself downloads the ...
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Proof as Discovery: Kite Midpo...

Logic and proof (Geometry)+ 
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Students investigate and prove a property of kites, and use the proof to make a discovery about other quadrilaterals. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the sketch and...
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Proof as Discovery: Kite Midpo...

Logic and proof (Geometry)+ 
Sketchpad 
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Students investigate and prove a property of kites, and use the proof to make a discovery about other quadrilaterals. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the activi...
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Proof as Explanation: Distance...

Logic and proof (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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