This could form an interesting investigation for students studing the parabola.
How can you use a parabola to multiply two numbers? Find out how.
The YouTube description includes an online demonstration (Desmos) and there is a GeoGebra version.
Students study a map of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, describe, measure and hypothesize why this route was chosen. Then they calculate how long each band will be marching and what time they will arrive at the finish. Students…Read more →
Pythagorean Theorem Cutouts 2Here is the second part of the previous post (Pythagorean Exploration 1 cut-outs). The first one uses the other two sides (a and b) of the right triangle to form the sides of the square pattern. This time, the hypotenuse (c) will be used for the sides of the square. You may use the discussion in Pythagorean Exploration 2 as a guide. You may download this template for personal use and for your math class activity. The length of the sides on the second page
Una faceta muy poco conocida de Blas Infante es su tarea como escritor y como defensor de los derechos de los animales. Aquí tenéis un escrito suyo. BLAS INFANTE Los mandamientos de Dios en favor de los animales Amarás a … Sigue leyendo →