The Program of Mathematics Education
MacTutor History of Mathematics Site -- St. Andrew's University
Math Forum (alias Geometry Forum)
Explaining Graphical Representations |
Parabolic Behavior |
Locus of a vertex |
Triangle Centers |
Script Tools |
The mathematics of field goal kicking |
Tangent Circles |
Altitudes & Orthocenters |
Pedal Triangles |
Parametric Equations |
Polar Coodinates |
Maximizing Volume Using Spreadsheets |
Final Assignment: Using Spreadsheets to Formulate Conjectures
EMAT 6000 Fall 2009. Materials for Math 2.
For my semester project, I decided to collect and create a set of Math 2 Resources that can be used by anyone teaching a Math 2 class. I have organized my material by unit.
Unit 1 – Quadratics
1. Handout - Derivation of the formula used to find the vertex of a parabola written in standard form.
2. In-class group Activity – Jeopardy Game that reviews many of the topics and much of the vocabulary taught within this unit.
Unit 2 – Right Triangles
3. Handout – Understanding why similarity lies at the heart of right triangle trigonometry
Unit 3 – Circles & Spheres
4. Culminating Project – A four-part project that requires students to complete application problems for various topics in Units 1 - 3. Grading Rubric and project guidelines are included.