Graphing Trigonometric Functions Teacher Resources

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Trig Graph

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
You and your learners will enjoy having many copies of this trigonometric graph set on the Cartesian coordinate grid with a domain running from -360 degrees to 360 degrees and a range running from -2 to 2.
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Parent Functions Review Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
No laundry or cooking dinner here: these parent functions are all about math. Every graph you could think of from basic linear functions to the hyperbolic arccotangent function are included. With 40 parent functions, the worksheet can be...
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Trig Cheat Sheet

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Your pre-calculus learners will make use of this wonderful cheat sheet that summarizes all things trigonometric. Definitions based on both the unit circle and the right triangle are included, as well as many convenient trigonometric...
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Review Sheets: Trigonometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review guide, practice test, homework packet? Yes, yes, and yes as it's all possible with a wonderful trigonometry packet. Every type of problem is there, starting from the unit circle and ending with conic sections. 
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GeoGebra Graphing Calculator

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
So, exactly, what does it look like? The easily usable graphing calculator allows pupils to visualize the graph of equations and inequalities. The interactive supports any algebraic graph needed for high school mathematics and then some.
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Graphing Trigonometric Functions

For Students 11th - 12th
In this geometry worksheet, students identify an angle as an angle of elevation or depression and solve problems in which they find the indicated distance. The one page worksheet contains eight multi-part problems. Answers are not included.
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Revisiting the Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use the graphs of the trigonometric functions to set the stage to inverse functions. The lesson reviews the graphs of the basic trigonometric functions and their transformations. Pupils use their knowledge of graphing functions to model...
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Module 7: Trigonometric Functions, Equations, and Identities

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Show your class that trigonometric functions have characteristics of their own. A resource explores the features of trigonometric functions. Learners then connect those concepts to inverse trigonometric functions and trigonometric...
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Foxes and Rabbits 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The fox population chases the rabbit population. Groups model the populations of foxes and rabbits with two trigonometric functions. Individuals graph both trigonometric models on the same graph, and then teams determine an explanation...
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Graphing the Tangent Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Help learners discover the unique characteristics of the tangent function. Working in teams, pupils create tables of values for different intervals of the tangent function. Through teamwork, they discover the periodicity, frequency, and...
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Graphing: The Ups and Downs

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What do clocks and Ferris wheels have in common? Your class can model their heights using trigonometric functions! Scholars first use the Internet to find data on provided landmarks (famous clocks and Ferris wheels). Plotting this data...
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Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
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Earth, Can You Hear Me Now?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How long did you say? Class groups plot the distances between Earth and Mars and determine the trigonometric function that models the data. Using a calculator, they graph the function to determine when the distance and communication...
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Ferris Wheels—Using Trigonometric Functions to Model Cyclical Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Have class members going in circles as they model the path of a Ferris Wheel using trigonometric functions. Building on the previous instructional activity in this series on transformations, learners use trigonometric functions to model...
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Inverse Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Build on the understanding of finding angles using trigonometric ratios. Pupils develop the definitions of inverse trigonometric functions by restricting their domains in the 13th lesson of a 16-part series. They use inverse functional...
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Foxes and Rabbits 3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model periodic populations. Here, in the context of foxes and rabbits, pupils look at graphs of the populations of these animals in a national park over a span of 24 months. Groups analyze the graphs and determine trigonometric functions...
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Algebra II Module 2: End-of-Module Assessment

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Will this be on the test? Learners demonstrate their understanding of trigonometric functions with an end-of-module assessment. They investigate two different real-world situations, one function in pure mathematics, and one potential...
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Betweenness V

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Take a unique approach to study the graphing of trigonometric functions. Young scholars consider two sine functions and write three functions that will lie between the two given. They use a graphing utility to assist in their explorations.
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Waves, Sinusoids, and Identities

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What is the net effect when two waves interfere with each other? The lesson plan answers this question by helping the class visualize waves through graphing. Pupils graph individual waves and determine the effect of the interference...
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As the Wheel Turns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the location of a point on a moving wheel. The task challenges groups to determine the horizontal and vertical locations of a point on the edge of wheel that is moving. Teams first determine a function that will model the...
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Exploring Sinusoidal Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What effect does changing a parameter have on the graph of a trigonometric function? Pupils use a Desmos applet to explore the general sine graph. They experiment changing different parameters and record the resulting change of the...
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Graph of y=cos(x)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do Egyptians and trigonometric functions appear similar? The teacher shows the video Walk Like an Egyptian to introduce the concept of the graph of cosine. Pupils determine values of cosine for various angle measures in both degrees...
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Tides, Sound Waves, and Stock Markets

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Help pupils see the world through the eyes of a mathematician. As they examine tide patterns, sound waves, and stock market patterns using trigonometric functions, learners create scatter plots and write best-fit functions. 
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Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions: Derivative of sin(x)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Graphically find the derivative of sin(x). Using the interactive, pupils graph the slope of the tangent line to the sine function. Class members use the resulting graph to determine the derivative of the sine function. They verify their...

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