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Explorations with Coding: Coding with Python Classroom ActivitiesDownload

Shuffleboard Slide with Proportions

In this coding activity, students will create a shuffleboard game using Python and mathematics. 

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Fraction Tic Tac Toe

In this coding activity, students will create a fraction based, tic tac toe game using Python and mathematics. 

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Frisbee Golf Equations

In this coding activity, students will create a frisbee golf game, using Python and mathematics. 

 

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Integer Darts

In this coding activity, students will create an integer dart game using Python and mathematics. 

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Simulating Fairness

In this coding activity, students will create a simulation for the game “Evens or Odds”.  The simulation will allow students to investigate the fairness of different variations of the game.

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Ready, Set... Solve!

In this coding activity, students will create a fast-paced game to help practice solving multi-step equations. 

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Parabolic Hoops

In this coding activity, students will create a virtual basketball court.  Using the location of the hoop and the vertex, the shooter will calculate the amplitude needed to “Swish” nothing but net!

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Factor Darts

In this coding activity, students will create a dart game that generates four random quadratic expressions. For each question the player answers correctly, the player will get another shot at the dart board. 
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Putting the Fun in Functions

In this coding activity, students will use functions, translations, and rotations to create works of art. 
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Putt Putt with Python

In this coding activity, students will create a golf game.  The golf game gives the user two random points, one for the golf ball and one for the golf hole.  The user will enter a value for the slope.
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Paying off a Loan

In this coding activity, students will write a program that asks for the principle, annual interest rate and monthly payment.  The output will display the approximate number of months it will take to pay off as well as the total amount paid.
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Unit Circle Cruncher

In this coding activity, students will create two Unit Circle Guessing games.  The first version will request cosine and sine values in degree mode.  The second version will request cosine and sine values in radian mode.
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Gettin' Trig-y with Python

In this coding activity, students will write a program that generates a random sine, cosine or tangent ratio.  It will ask the user to enter a different trigonometric ratio based on the given triangle information. It will evaluate the user’s input. 
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Integer Quadratic Zeros

In this coding activity, students will explore factored equations, and create a game to practice finding integer x-intercepts for equations.
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Rational Quadratics Zeros

In this coding activity, students will extend the code from Integer Quadratic Zeros to create a game that allows exploration of other factored equation forms.  

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