This activity involves using the graphing calculator to generate cubic splines to fit data.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Use the graphing calculator to determine coefficients of cubic splines for given nodes.
Write cubic splines to make interesting designs.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary