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Pyrotechnics and Quadratic Functions 
In 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:
In fact, students learn to use parabolas to model specific fireworks trajectories, and therefore solve for the specific parameters for those functions. Try this module for fun and engaging way to learn about quadratics. 

VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions 
In this program, the TINspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide realworld examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. The teacher’s guide provides all keystrokes shown in the video, as well as providing support for TI84 users. Algebra teachers looking to integrate handheld technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Quadratic functions and equations, standard form, graphing quadratic equations, solving quadratic equations graphically. This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsteachersguidequadraticfunctions This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctions This video includes a Promethean Flipchart: https://www.media4math.com/library/prometheanflipchartalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctions 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1 
In 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. To access Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment2 A Video Transcript for Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segments 1 and 2 is available via the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctionspart1 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2 
In 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. Segments 1 and 2 are grouped together. To access Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment1 A Video Transcript for Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segments 1 and 2 is available via the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctionspart1 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3 
In 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. To access Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities, Segment 4, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment4 A Video Transcript for Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities, Segments 3 and 4 is available via the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctionspart2 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
VIDEO: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 4 
In 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. Segments 3 and 4 are grouped together. To access Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities, Segment 3, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment3 A Video Transcript for Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities, Segments 3 and 4 is available via the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctionspart2 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions 
In this program, the TINspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide realworld examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. The teacher’s guide provides all keystrokes shown in the video, as well as providing support for TI84 users. Algebra teachers looking to integrate handheld technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Quadratic functions and equations, standard form, graphing quadratic equations, solving quadratic equations graphically. A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 1 
In 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. To access Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment2 A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3 
In 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. To access Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities, Segment 4, click the following link: • https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctionssegment4 A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link 
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: TINspire MiniTutorial: Exploring Quadratic Functions in Standard Form Using Sliders 
In this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to create a sliderbased graph of a quadratic function in standard form. This video supports the TINspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This MiniTutorial Video includes a WORKSHEET: https://www.media4math.com/library/worksheettinspireminitutorialexploringquadraticfunctionsstandardformusingsliders A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link. Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link. 
Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: TINspire MiniTutorial: Exploring Quadratic Functions in Vertex form Using Sliders 
In this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to create a sliderbased graph of a quadratic function in vertex form. This video supports the TINspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This MiniTutorial Video includes a WORKSHEET: https://www.media4math.com/library/worksheettinspireminitutorialexploringquadraticfunctionsvertexformusingsliders A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link. Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link. 
Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: TINspire MiniTutorial: Finding the Zeros of a Quadratic Function Using TRACE Feature 
In this TI Nspire tutorial, a Graph window is used to solve a quadratic equation using the Trace tool. This video supports the TINspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This video includes a Worksheet: https://www.media4math.com/library/worksheettinspireminitutorialfindingzerosquadraticfunctionusingtracefeature A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link. 
Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
Closed Captioned Video: TINspire MiniTutorial: Graphing a Quadratic Function 
In this TI Nspire tutorial, the Graph window is used to graph a quadratic function. This video supports the TINspire Clickpad and Touchpad. This MiniTutorial Video includes a WORKSHEET: https://www.media4math.com/library/worksheettinspireminitutorialgraphingquadraticfunction A Video Transcript is available for this tutorial at this Link. Note: The download is Media4Math's guide to closed captioned videos. Other Closed Captioned VideosTo see the complete collection of Closed Captioned Videos, click on this Link 
Graphs of Quadratic Functions  
DefinitionSolving Quadratics Graphically 
The definition of the term "Solving Quadratics Graphically." Note: The download is a JPG file. Related ResourcesTo see the complete collection of glossary terms in the Visual Glossary, click on this link: https://media4math.com/VisualGlossary 
Quadratic Equations and 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). 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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 = ax^{2}. 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. Note: The download is a PDF worksheet. 
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 = ax^{2} + 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. Note: The download is a PDF worksheet. 
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 = ax^{2} + 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. Note: The download is a PDF worksheet. 
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 = ax^{2} + 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. Note: The download is a PDF worksheet. 
Quadratic Equations and Functions  
INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Algebra Application: Landing a Satellite on a Comet 

Graphs of Quadratic Functions, Applications of Quadratic Functions  
INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions in Factored Form 
This slide show provides 8 examples of quadratic functions in factored form and analyzes their graphs. Note: The download is a PPT file. 
Quadratic Equations and Functions  
INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE: Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions in Standard Form 
This slide show provides 18 examples of quadratic functions in standard form and analyzes their graphs. Note: The download is a PPT file. 
Quadratic Equations and Functions 