Algebra II Concepts and Skills
Parabola Web Quest
Directions: Carefully answer each question on your answer sheet by clicking on each blue hyperlink. Be sure to answer all questions on your answer sheet!
Web Site #1 http://www.carondelet.pvt.k12.ca.us/Family/Math/03210/page4.htm
not availlable: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspension_bridge
Web Site #2 http://www.valdosta.edu/~cbarnbau/astro_demos/gravity/parabolic.html
Web Site #3 http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/baseball/baseball.htm
Web Site #4 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parabolic_microphone
Web Site #5 http://think2020.tripod.com/photo.htm
not availlable: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aqueduct_of_Segovia
Web Site #6 http://stuff.mit.edu/afs/athena/course/4/4.464/www/SpecialStructures-Vol128No6.pdf
Web Sites #7
1st site: http://www.accesslinx.com/satellite.htm
2nd site is OFF Line
3rd site: http://www.ies.co.jp/math/java/conics/focus/focus.html
Web Site #8 http://www.discoverczech.com/olomouc/fountains.php4
Do your own Web Quest...
Think of an application of parabolas, maybe something you have seen in your own life. Think of some key words that you could type into a search engine. Maybe you want to just type in the word "parabola." Don't forget to print out the first page of your discovery, then briefly write about what you learned on the answer sheet provided.
Consider using one of these search engines: