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Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Earthquakes 1

This video focuses on the Sichuan earthquake in China in 2008. This segment introduces the key concepts developed in the video. The basic definition of an exponential function is shown in the intensity function for an earthquake. Students analyze data and perform an exponential regression based on data from the Sichuan earthquake. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video [Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 2: What Is an Earthquake?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-2-what-earthquake

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 2: What Is an Earthquake?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-2-what-earthquake

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Space Travel 3

The planets orbiting the sun follow elliptical paths. In fact, the trajectory of a spacecraft traveling to Mars would also be elliptical. Students explore these various ellipses. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 4: Elliptical Paths]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-functions-and-relations-segment-4-elliptical-paths

To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 4: Elliptical Paths]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-functions-and-relations-segment-4-elliptical-paths

Applications of Functions and Relations

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Coordinate Geometry 3

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has a spiral shape that is an example of a polar coordinate graph. This shape, found often in nature, is a way to understand the Fibonacci Sequence. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Geometry Applications: Coordinate Geometry, Segment 3: Polar Coordinates]: https://media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-coordinate-geometry-segment-3-polar-coordinates

This video [Geometry Applications: Coordinate Geometry, Segment 3: Polar Coordinates] includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-coordinate-geometry-segment-3-polar-coordinates

Applications of Coordinate Geometry

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Functions and Relations

Functions are relationships between quantities that change. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, this video explores the definition of a function, its vocabulary and notations, and distinguishes the concept of function from a general relation. Multiple representations of functions are provided using the TI-Nspire, while dynamic visuals and scenarios put them into real-world contexts. Concepts explored: functions, relations, equations, quadratic functions, linear functions, multiple representations Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-functions-and-relations

This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-teachers-guide-functions-and-relations

To view the video: Algebra Nspirations: Functions and Relations: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-functions-and-relations

Applications of Functions and Relations

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Earthquakes 2

An exponential model describes the intensity of an earthquake, while a logarithmic model describes the magnitude of an earthquake. In the process students learn about the inverse of an exponential function. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video [Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-3-what-difference-between-earthquake

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-3-what-difference

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Submarines

In spite of their massive size, submarines are precision instruments. A submarine must withstand large amounts of water pressure; otherwise, a serious breach can occur. Rational functions are used to study the relationship between water pressure and volume. Students graph rational functions to study the forces at work with a submarine. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: Submarines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-rational-functions-segment-1-submarines

This video includes a Video Transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: Submarines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-rational-functions-segment-1-submarines

Rational Functions and Equations

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Lines

Many cities are laid out in a rectangular grid and are examples of intersecting lines and rays. We visit the city of Houston to investigate the geometric nature of the city grid in its downtown area. We explore properties of intersecting and parallel lines and why this is the most efficient way to organize a city or community. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 3: Lines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-points-and-lines-segment-3-lines

This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-points-and-lines-segment-3-lines

Applications of Points and Lines

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities

Used in just about any industry, inequalities, like equations, are fundamental building blocks of algebra. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, this video explores inequalities—concepts, properties, solutions, and notations— connects them to real-world contexts, and uses the TI-Nspire to make the algebra meaningful. The focus of this program is on linear inequalities in one and two variables. Concepts explored: Equations, inequalities Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-inequalities

This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-inequalities

This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-teachers-guide-inequalities

Inequalities

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Earthquakes 3

An earthquake is an example of a seismic wave. A wave can be modeled with a trigonometric function. Using the TI-Nspire, students link the amplitude to an exponential function to analyze the dramatic increase in intensity resulting from minor changes to magnitude. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video [ Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 4: How Is Earthquake Magnitude Measured?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-4-how-earthquake-magnitude-measured

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 4: How Is Earthquake Magnitude Measured?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-exponential-functions-segment-4-how-earthquake

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Tsunamis

In 1998 a devastating tsunami was triggered by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of New Guinea. The amount of energy from this earthquake was equivalent to a thermonuclear explosion. Students analyze the energy outputs for different magnitude earthquakes. Using the Graphing tools, students explore the use of a logarithmic scale to better analyze exponential data. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 3: Tsunamis]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-logarithmic-functions-segment-3-tsunamis

This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 3: Tsunamis]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-logarithmic-functions-segment-3-tsunamis

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Planes

In the Canadian Rockies, the Burgess Shale fossils provide a window to prehistoric Earth. Fossil layers are folded into sedimentary rocks. And sedimentary rocks are examples of parallel planes. This segment uses the properties of planes to analyze fossils. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 3: Planes] includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-angles-and-planes-segment-3-planes

To view the video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 3: Planes]: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-angles-and-planes-segment-3-planes

Applications of Angles and Planes

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Linear Functions

In this program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, explores the nature of linear functions through the use TI graphing calculators. Examples ranging from air travel, construction, engineering, and space travel provide real-world examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved algebraically and then reinforced through the use of the TI-Nspire. Algebra teachers looking to integrate hand-held technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Standard form, slope-intercept form, point-slope form, solving linear equations Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-teachers-guide-linear-functions

This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-linear-functions

To view the video: Algebra Nspirations: Linear Functions: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-linear-functions

Applications of Linear Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Encryption

Secret codes and encryption are ideal examples of a system of equations. In this activity, students encrypt and decrypt a message. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: Encryption]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-systems-equations-segment-2-encryption

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: Encryption]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-systems-equations-segment-2-encryption

 

Applications of Linear Systems

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is a Mortgage?

Students explore the dramatic events of 2008 related to the mortgage crisis. Brought about principally through mortgage defaults, the effect on the overall economy was severe. Yet, this situation offers an ideal case study for the exploration of key concepts in data analysis and probability. By exploring these questions students get a front row seat to the historical events of the world’s largest economy. The time value of money is at the basis of all loans. Students learn about the key factors that determine monthly mortgage payments and use the TI-Nspire to create an amortization table. This table is used throughout the rest of the program to explore different scenarios. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video:[Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-2-what-mortgage

This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-2-what-mortgage

Data Analysis

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Points

Geometric objects are abstractions that seem to have a connection to real world objects. In the case of a geometric point, we visit the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, where the smallest known subatomic particles are produced, to see how subatomic particles compare to geometric points. A mathematical analysis reveals the nature of geometric points and point-like materials objects. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 2: Points] includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-points-and-lines-segment-2-points

VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 2:https://www.media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-points-and-lines-segment-2-points

Applications of Points and Lines

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Logarithmic Functions

This video begins with the historical invention of logarithms that forever changed the world of computation—until the advent of calculators more than 300 years later. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, it proceeds to derive the properties of logs, examine logarithmic functions and graphs, and finally explore the well-known Richter logarithmic scale. Concepts explored: functions and inverse functions, logarithms, exponential functions, logarithmic functions Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video: [Algebra Nspirations: Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-logarithms-and-logarithmic-functions

This video includes a Video Transcript [Algebra Nspirations: Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-logarithms-and-logarithmic-functions

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Exercise

Exercise needs to become a consistent part of everyone's lifestyle. In particular, aerobic exercises, which vigorously exerts the heart, is an important form of exercise. The maximum heart rate from aerobic exercise is a linear function dependent on age. Students are asked to develop a data table based on the function. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-algebra-applications-linear-functions-segment-4-exercise

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-linear-functions-segment-4-exercise

Applications of Linear Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is a Subprime Mortgage?

Having learned the general features of a mortgage, students learn the specifics of a subprime mortgage. With this comes the notion of a credit score, and with credit scores come the probabilities for a loan default. Students use the amortization table to run probability simulations to determine possible loan defaults on subprime mortgages. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To view the full video [Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-3-what-what-subprime-mortgage

This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-3-what-subprime-mortgage

Data Analysis

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Polygons 1

Properties of Polygons. In the ancient city of Marrakesh, polygons are on display. As part of the Islamic tile work prevalent throughout the Middle Ages, Marrakesh provides an opportunity to explore the properties of polygons, and how these properties are taken advantage of in the intricate designs found throughout this fascinating city. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Polygons, Segment 2: Properties of Polygons]  includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-polygons-segment-2-properties-polygons

To view the video: Geometry Applications: Polygons, Segment 2: Properties of Polygons: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-polygons-segment-2-properties-polygons

Applications of Polygons

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions

In this program, the TI-Nspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide real-world examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. The teacher’s guide provides all keystrokes shown in the video, as well as providing support for TI-84 users. Algebra teachers looking to integrate hand-held technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Quadratic functions and equations, standard form, graphing quadratic equations, solving quadratic equations graphically Note: The download for this resource is the Promethean Flipchart.

The Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-quadratic-functions

Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-quadratic-functions

Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-teachers-guide-quadratic-functions

Applications of Quadratic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Fireworks

Fireworks displays are elegant examples of quadratic function. In this segment the basics of quadratic functions in standard form are developed visually and students are guided through the planning of a fireworks display. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2: Pyrotechnics]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-quadratic-functions-segment-2-pyrotechnics

This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2: Pyrotechnics]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-quadratic-functions-segment-2-pyrotechnics

Applications of Quadratic Functions

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Another factor in the mortgage crisis was the use of adjustable rate mortgages Students run a number of scenarios to test adjustable rate mortgages, while also taking into account the state of the housing market during the time of the mortgage crisis. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-4-what-adjustable-rate-mortgage

This video includes a Video Transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-data-analysis-segment-4-what-adjustable-rate-mortgage

 

Data Analysis

Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Polygons 2

The Petronas Towers in Indonesia provide an opportunity to explore the composite shapes used in the design of the towers. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video: https://media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-polygons-segment-3-composite-figures

This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-polygons-segment-3-composite-figures

Applications of Polygons

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions

After briefly reviewing the concept of inverse variation, this video explores Boyle’s law, a real world example of an inversely proportional relationship between pressure and volume of a gas. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, it goes on to examine similarities and differences among rational functions and numbers. Finally, it takes a look at rational functions graphs and ends with a delightful example merging Euclidean and analytic geometry, thanks to the TI-Nspire technology. Concepts explored: functions, rational expressions, rational functions, asymptotes Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions and Expressions]: https://media4math.com/library/algebra-nspirations-rational-functions-and-expressions

A video transcript is available for this video [Video Transcript: Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions and Expressions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-nspirations-rational-functions-and-expressions

Rational Functions and Equations

Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Floods In Venice

The city of Venice is slowly sinking into the Adriatic Sea. So what does a city whose streets are full of water do about flooding? Venice experiences a great deal of flooding, and with the expected rise of sea levels over the next century, this ancient city is in peril. Through a series of inequalities, students analyze the impact of flooding, rising sea levels, and sinking have on this grand, ancient city. Students use the Lists and Spreadsheets and the Program Editor features of the TI-Nspire. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart.

To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in Venice]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebra-applications-inequalities-segment-2-floods-venice

This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in Venice]: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-inequalities-segment-2-floods-venice

Inequalities