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Stretching the Quads

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Students stretch and translate the parabola given by y = x2 and determine the effects on the equation.
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Around the Vertex in 80 Days

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Students move a quadratic function in the coordinate plane to specific points to observe how the vertex form of the equation changes.
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Area of the Missing Square

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Students explore the relationship between the value of b and c, in y = x2 + bx + c, form of the quadratic equation.
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Motorcycle Jump

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This activity presents a scenario in which a motorcycle rider jumps off a ramp and travels along a quadratic path through the air.
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Parabola Construction

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Students construct parabolas using the focus and directrix definition. They also explore how the location of the focus with respect to the directrix affects the shape of the parabola.
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Properties of Parabolas

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Students interpret the equation for a parabola in vertex form and gain a visual understanding of a parabola's focal width.
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Quadratic Regression with Transformation Graphing

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Students will enter data into lists and graph scatter plots and perform a multiple regression on the plots. They will also make predictions or draw conclusions from the quadratic model.
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