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## Pyrotechnics and Quadratic Functions |
## DescriptionIn this module explore the paths of fireworks and learn about quadratic functions. Students explore parabolas graphed in Quadrant I, with roots at the origin and positive x. Students will learn about quadratic function in: |
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## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions |
## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic FunctionsIn this program, the TI-Nspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide real-world examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1 |
## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1In this Investigation we explore quadratic functions and their graphs. This video is Segment 1 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2 |
## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2In this Math Lab we explore how changing values of b affect the graph of a quadratic function. This video is Segment 2 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3 |
## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3In this Investigation we use a quadratic model to explore the path of a rocket into space. This video is Segment 3 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 4 |
## VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 4In this Math Lab we look at a quadratic model for a rocket descending toward the Moon's surface. This video is Segment 4 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Quadratic Function |
## Closed Captioned Video: Quadratic FunctionIn this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to graph a quadratic function. This video supports the TI-Nspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This Mini-Tutorial Video includes a worksheet. |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions |
## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic FunctionsIn this program, the TI-Nspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide real-world examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1 |
## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1In this Investigation we explore quadratic functions and their graphs. This video is Segment 1 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions. Segments 1 and 2 are grouped together. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3 |
## Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3In this Investigation we use a quadratic model to explore the path of a rocket into space. This video is Segment 3 of a 4 segment series related to Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities. Segments 3 and 4 are grouped together. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Exp Quadratic Functions 1 |
## Closed Captioned Video: Exp Quadratic Functions 1In this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to create a slider-based graph of a quadratic function in standard form. This video supports the TI-Nspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This Mini-Tutorial Video includes a worksheet. . |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Exp Quadratic Functions 2 |
## Closed Captioned Video: Exp Quadratic Functions 2In this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to create a slider-based graph of a quadratic function in vertex form. This video supports the TI-Nspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This Mini-Tutorial Video includes a worksheet. . |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Closed Captioned Video: Zeros of a Quadratic Function |
## Closed Captioned Video: Zeros of a Quadratic FunctionIn this TI Nspire tutorial, a Graph window is used to solve a quadratic equation using the Trace tool. This video supports the TI-Nspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This Mini-Tutorial Video includes a worksheet. . |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Definition--Quadratics Concepts--Solving Quadratics Graphically |
## Definition--Quadratics Concepts--Solving Quadratics GraphicallyThis is a collection of definitions related to quadratic functions, quadratic equations, and related concepts. This includes general definitions for quadratic functions and equations, as well as terms that relate to these broad concepts. |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Equations of Parabolas 1 |
## Derive the equation of a parabola with a vertex at the origin and focus at coordinates (0, f) using a Desmos graphing calculator. There is a companion worksheet for this activity, which subscribers can download. |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Equations of Parabolas 2 |
Derive the equation of a parabola with Focus at coordinates (a, c) and Directrix at y = c using a Desmos graphing calculator. There is a companion worksheet for this activity, which subscribers can download. The worksheet is a PDF file. Related Resources To see additional resources on this topic click on the Related Resources tab above. Desmos Collection |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Exploring Quadratic Functions in Standard Form |
Explore quadratic functions in standard form using this Desmos graphing calculator activity. In addition to graphing the parabola, it tracks the coordinates of the vertex and the axis of symmetry. There is a companion worksheet for this activity, which subscribers can download. The worksheet is a PDF file. Related Resources |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Exploring Quadratic Functions in Vertex Form |
Explore quadratic functions in vertex form using this Desmos graphing calculator activity. In addition to graphing the parabola, it tracks the coordinates of the vertex and the axis of symmetry. There is a companion worksheet for this activity, which subscribers can download. The worksheet is a PDF file. Related Resources |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Quadratic Functions 1: y = ax^2 |
In this graphing calculator activity, have your students explore quadratic functions of the form y = ax2. This Desmos template allows students to explore the effect of changes in the coefficient a on the graph of the parabola. A companion downloadable worksheet uses the graphing calculator template to explore the properties of these quadratic functions. |
Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Quadratic Functions 2: y = ax^2 + c |
In this graphing calculator activity, have your students explore quadratic functions of the form y = ax2 + c. This Desmos template allows students to explore the effect of changes in the values of a and c on the graph of the parabola. A companion downloadable worksheet uses the graphing calculator template to explore the properties of these quadratic functions. |
Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Quadratic Functions 3: y = ax^2 + bx |
In this graphing calculator activity, have your students explore quadratic functions of the form y = ax2 + bx. This Desmos template allows students to explore the effect of changes in the values of a and b on the graph of the parabola. A companion downloadable worksheet uses the graphing calculator template to explore the properties of these quadratic functions. |
Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## Desmos Activity: Quadratic Functions 4: y = ax^2 + bx + c |
In this graphing calculator activity, have your students explore quadratic functions of the form y = ax2 + bx + c. This Desmos template allows students to explore the effect of changes in the values of a, b, and c on the graph of the parabola. A companion downloadable worksheet uses the graphing calculator template to explore the properties of these quadratic functions. |
Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Accident Investigation |
## INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Accident InvestigationIn this Algebra Application, students develop a quadratic mathematical model for calculating the speed of a car based on the length of its skid marks. Using this model, students investigate the corresponding parabola. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Fireworks Displays |
## INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Fireworks DisplaysIn this Algebra Application, students develop a quadratic mathematical model based for the path of fireworks. Using this model, students investigate the properties of parabolas, including orientation, y-intercept, and vertex. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Landing a Satellite on a Comet |
In this Slide Show, learn about a recent space mission to land a satellite on a comet. Note: The download is a PPT file. |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions, Applications of Quadratic Functions |