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Desmos Activity: Quadratic Functions 1: y = ax^2

In this graphing calculator activity, have your students explore quadratic functions of the form y = ax2. This Desmos template allows students to explore the effect of changes in the coefficient a on the graph of the parabola. A companion downloadable worksheet uses the graphing calculator template to explore the properties of these quadratic functions.

Note: The download is a PDF worksheet.

Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.IF.C.7, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.IF.C.7.A
Grade Range 9 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Quadratic Functions and Equations
        • Quadratic Equations and Functions
Copyright Year 2020
Keywords Desmos