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Conics and Loci (6)

Conic sections (parabolas, hyperbolas, ellipses, circles) can all be described as a locus of points. This unit of lessons helps students investigate conics via loci. PDF File

Sketching an Ellipse at the Beach

Figures with Sticks and String Figures with Sticks and String If you were on a Pacific beach and found a piece of old fishing net, a...
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Trammels

Archimedes Trammel is a device consisting of a handle attached at two pivot points to sliders which can slide to and fro in perpendicular slots. In this activity, we will investigate the curve formed by the trammel.
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