ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: Traveling Around The Unit Circle
Description: This lesson is intended to review the key ideas associated with trigonometric functions.The design of this lesson provides a collection of reproducible activities to be used in a classroom setting where students have varied backgrounds / experience with trigonometric functions.
Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: I Can Determine The Height Of A Rocket!
Description: The lesson is intended to give students a fun real-world experience in applying their math skills. They will use trigonometric ratios to calculate heights of tall structures. They will also use the Internet to convert their calculations from standard to metric units and visa versa.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Title: Trigonometry for Solving Problems
Description: This lesson, from Illuminations, is comprised of three activities. Students analyze situations, check for limitations, and examine appropriate solutions using trigonometry. They also practice manipulating trigonometric functions and substituting equivalent expressions.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Interactive Unit Circle
This is an interactive model of the Unit Circle. Features include a moveable slider to change the values of central angles in radian measure.