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Title Quadratic Functions for Projectile Motion
Description In this two-day lesson, students explore the Projectile Motion PhET simulation and apply their prior knowledge of functions and quadratics to projectiles.
Subject Mathematics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity
Duration 90 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords maxima, minima, projectile motion, quadratic equations, quadratic functions, vertex form
Simulation(s) Projectile Motion (HTML5)


Author(s) Sarah Hampton and Sally Gillett
Contact Email shampton@sullinsacademy.org
School / Organization Sullins Academy
Date submitted 6/6/18
Date updated 6/6/18