Coordinate Geometry 5.4

Posted: January 4, 2011 in Uncategorized

A leader’s most powerful ally is his or her own example.-Coach Wooden

BrainPOP: Coordinate Plane

Homework: Math Journal pages 174-177

Interactive Practice:

MrNussbaum.com -Stock the Shelves

Billy Bug Returns at Primary Games
Move Billy Bug to the feeding place with given coordinates.
www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/bug2/bug2.html

General Coordinates Game
Either type in the coordinates of a shown point or give coordinates and applet will plot the point.
www.terragon.com/tkobrien/algebra/topics/orderdpairs/op.html

Graphit
A graphing tool that plots both functions and ordered pairs.
www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/graphit/index.html

Graph Mole
A fun game about plotting points in coordinate plane. Plot points before the mole eats the vegetables.
funbasedlearning.com/algebra/graphing/default.htm

Coordinate Grid Quiz from ThatQuiz.org
This quiz has 10 questions and asks to either plot a point or give the coordinates of a given point. You can also modify the quiz parameters to your liking.
www.thatquiz.org/tq-7/?-j8-l5-m2kc0-na-p0

Function Flyer
Create graphs of functions but also allows the manipulation of constants and coefficients in any function so the user can explore the effects on the graph by changing those numbers.  Great tool!
www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/flyall/index.html

Rate of Change in Linear Functions
These great interactive graphs illustrate the concepts of linearity and slope. The discussions provided help the teacher in how to use them.
standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/chap6/6.2/index.htm

  1. Billy Bug – Move the bug to help him feed. Quadrant I only 10×10 grid
  2. Billy Bug 2 – Move the bug to help him feed. Uses all four quadrants, four 5×5 grids
  3. Catch the Fly – Use the keyboard to enter the x and y values of an ordered pair to help the fly catch a bug. No score is kept, each question is essentially a one question game.
  4. Coordinate Geometry – Match descriptions with a point.
  5. General Coordinates Game – Investigate the Cartesian coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or requesting that a particular point be plotted.
  6. Graphing Applet – This interactive site identifies the ordered pairs of points you click on.
  7. Graphing Equations and Inequalities Unit Quiz Check your understanding with this eight question quiz.
  8. Graphing Ordered Pairs – explanation and interactive practice
  9. Greg’s Grid Graphs – Help Greg and his family plan their visit to the museum
  10. Identify Shapes – Recognize properties and names of shapes.
  11. Maze Game – Use your knowledge of points on a plane to move a robot to the target, while avoiding mines.
  12. Ordered Simple Plot – interactive coordinate plane from Shodor
  13. Practice problems from Math.com: The coordinate plane, Slope and y-intercept, and Graphing linear equations.
  14. Reading a Grid – Find Hurkle behind the grid. Type ordered pairs to find him.
  15. Simple Coordinates Game – Investigate the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or requesting that a particular point be plotted.
  16. Simple Maze Game – Investigate the first Quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system by directing a robot through a mine field laid out on the plane.
  17. Spy Guys Interactive – Using Ordered Pairs – watch the video and respond at various places Lesson 18 This video includes sections which ask students to inpur responses
  18. Stock the Shelves – You have two minutes to put the soda bottles in their correct places on the coordinate plane.
  19. What’s the Point? – Play a coordinate plane game from Funbrain.com. (use the hardest level)

 

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