Pre Calculus Units 2015/2016


Semester 1

Trigonometry 


I found a great resource for students who are absent. Ms. Davis' Flipped Classroom! This is awesome because  she uses the same text book.
Thank you Ms. Davis!
Semester 2

Numerical Analysis
Unit 1 - Trig Ratios

Introduction:
Stick & String by Algebra Project (Discovery)

Stick and String Student Hand out -


Sequences and Series



Introduction Activity
Sequences (Regular)



Series (Honors)


Unit 2 - Radians 


Unit Circle




Introduction Activity:







Paper Plates





Project:
Angular Speed/Angular motion

any fun projects?
Law of Sines and Cosines




Bearings and Air Navigation



Surveyor Project - Students should try to come up with 2 methods of this.


Vectors




Image result for dot product handImage result for dot product handImage result for vector addition funImage result for vector additionImage result for vector addition

Does anyone have a fun vector projection activity?or cross products?



email me! mrstorales@gmail.com


Identities



Mid-Level:
(Print, Cut and Paste into flash cards - each group gets 1 card at a time and must prove identity - group wit most flash cards wins)


Flashcards .pdf
Parametric


Project:
We had a fun time reviewing the binomial
theorem and pascals triangle in using parametric
equations to create some artwork

I made this video to help students replay what we did in class



Graphing



Introduction Activity:
1. 

A. Spaghetti Sine :










B. 
Odd/Even Review Foldable 
word

PDF



Transformations Foldable 
WORD

PDF



C. SCRAMBLE Card Matching: (YES, We Print on index cards using a regular HP deskjet school printer!)
SEC/CSC

TAN/COT



Mid-Level:
2. Modeling
Ferris Wheel Card Matching


Project:
3. Sunrise Sunset Graphing Project -Modeling -  A*sinuoid(Bx-C) +D








Polar Coordinates and Graphs




Flip Book
Matching Worksheets and activities







Analytic Trigonometry

I have student derive each formula, rather than memorize but...how cute is this:

Poem


C. SCRAMBLE Card Matching: (YES, We Print on index cards using a regular HP deskjet school printer!)

TRIG ID's using Double Angle Formulas

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B397i4btSC2ZRjB4NXNKMy1GUDA/view?usp=sharing


 Matrices:



Funtivity: 

Imitation Game

This morning I decided to google "Imitation Game Activity" and found this site:

blog

I tweaked the worksheet and found other websites that will allow me to change the message. Maybe next year I will add my own custom class message.

I also thought that next year I can do a cross curricular mini unit with AP/US History or History of WII class.

I found a small resource online for that:




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