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ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
Mathematics (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Family Ties: Parabolas
This lesson allows students to manipulate the parameters while using the vertex form of the equation of a parabola to see the effects on the graph. The spreadsheet can be altered for other functions.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.
Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
What's The Real Cost of That Car?
This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan. A project requiring research, critical thinking and complex decision-making about factoring all the costs of purchasing a large ticket item... a car.
Finance (9 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
Liquidity for Success
This lesson will input values to calculate financial ratios and intepret the information derived from the calculations. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Modeling Orbital Debris Problems
In this lesson, from Illuminations, students examine the problem of space pollution caused by human-made debris in orbit to develop an understanding of functions and modeling. The lesson gives students an opportunity to use spreadsheets, graphing calculators, and computer graphing utilities.