CONICS ARTWORK!. Programming Conics Artwork on the Graphing Calculator to successfully TEACH the Conic Sections!!. Emily Gockerman egockerman@ursulineacademy.org Ursuline Academy Cincinnati, OH. PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Hand out right after beginning unit! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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CONICS ARTWORK!Programming Conics Artwork on the Graphing Calculator to successfully TEACH the Conic Sections!!Emily Gockermanegockerman@ursulineacademy.orgUrsuline AcademyCincinnati, OH

PROJECT DESCRIPTIONHand out right after beginning unit!Students work on project throughout unit and find equations of each type of conic section as topic is learned

Some of the Project RequirementsCreate a drawing/design on graph paper (cartoon character, sports object or mascot, design or a sceneBE CREATIVE!!). It should include (at least) the following 12 graphs (or pieces of graphs in your creation:a. 2 circlesb. 2 horizontal or vertical ellipses (or 1 of each)c. 1 horizontal parabolad. 1 vertical parabolae. 1 horizontal or vertical hyperbolaf. 2 linesg. 1 absolute value graphh. any 2 more conic equations of your choice

More Project RequirementsCreate a table with four vertical columns titled as indicated and fill in the information for each numbered graph of your sketch.

Then Just WRITE THE PROGRAM!!

Students Turn In:Initialed Drawing/SketchNeat copy of the tableColored Final-Printed out Design

Grading Rubric: Drawing (must be initialed) 15Equations (must be initialed) 40Program 20Final Design 15(colored and glued to construction paper)Creativity and Neatness 10__TOTAL 100

Some Examples of Projects! Begin with a sketch.Create something AMAZING!!

Problems Students May EncounterSolving Equations For Calculator or y = s form can be trickyFinding equations of parabolas & hyperbolasUsing RestrictionsMaking small errors when typing in program & finding those errors!

Finding the equation of a hyperbola going through a specific point:

Finding the equation of a parabola going through a specific point:

Sample Program

Printing Picture Using TI-ConnectDownload TI Connect from TI website: Click on Downloads, then Computer Software, then TI Connect OR use link below:http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_ti_connect.html Connect students calculators using silver linking cord, and do a screen capture, then enlarge & print!