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53 Miles per Burrito

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In this engineering, math, and sustainability project students answer the question, “Can I ride 53 miles on a bike from the energy of a single burrito?” They must define their variables, collect and analyze their data, and present their results. By the end of this project, developed by Allen Distinguished Educator Mike Wierusz, students should have all the information they need to design a burrito that would provide them with the exact caloric content necessary to ride 53 miles.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Introduction to Trigonometry

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In this unit, students will be able to correctly identify the hypotenuse in a right angled triangle, and the opposite and adjacent sides of a given angle; find a pattern linking the ratio of sides of a triangle with the angles and hence understand the concepts of sine, cosine and tangent ratios of angles; apply trigonometry to solve.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Unit of Study

Author: Project Maths Development

TI Activity - Geometry makes a fashion statement

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Objectives • Students will develop the equation for a circle centered at (0, 0) from the Pythagorean Theorem.• Students will write equations of circles given a radius and center at (0, 0)• Students will solve equations of circles for y in terms of x.Vocabulary: • Radius • Center • Pythagorean TheoremAbout the Lesson • In this activity students will explore the creation of a circle skirt• Students will need familiarity with Pythagorean Theorem.• Students will need to be able to solve equations involving squares and square roots.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: JENNIFER BRINKLEY

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Multi-Step Equations Quiz

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8.EE.7 Solving Equations Quiz. Two versions. M is the standard version M1 is the modified version with simplified negatives and smaller multi-step equations. Both versions contain fractional problems too. NCM1.A-REI.3 Solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable to include fractions.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Sheree Osbourne-Dixon

Remix

Remix Graphing Trig Functions

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This is an exploration activity for students to visually see the graph of trig functions and understand about sin and cos functions and understand the concept of amplitude.and periods. Thanks to the original author, VIJAYLAKSHMI SANKARAN for sharing and allowing remix access to this resource.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Self Assessment, Simulation

Author: Sheree Osbourne-Dixon