Friday, March 11, 2016

Trig Stations with help from #MTBoS

I wish I didn't run out of time in class today.  It was going so well.

This is an Accelerated Algebra 2 class.  We have been learning right triangle trig with law of sines, cosines, bearings, and the unit circle.  We did a station review today to prepare for a quiz on Monday.  I loved making it with help from all over twitter, blogs, and #mtbos.  (Sometimes the hardest part about blogging is remembering who to give credit to.  I hope I get it right.)

Trig Stations

Thanks for Julie @jreulbach for the reminder about using stations in the first place.

Station 1: Trig Word Problems with QR code answers - Julia @jfinneyfrock told us on twitter that Snapchat is a QR code reader.  Cool!

Station 2: Radian clothesline.  I used my clothesline in Dec for logs and exponents, pulled it out today to put radians in order from 0 to 2pi.  Clothesline idea: Andrew writes about Clotheslines here with an idea from Chris Shore

Station 3: Angle vocabulary - Vertical Non-Permanent Whiteboards (idea from @AlexOverwijk and blog - (mine were permanent) get them up to the board drawing angles, reference angles, coterminal angles

Station 4: Unit Circle practice also VNPS at the board

Station 5: Law of Sines and Cosines applications with more QR codes

Station 6: Trig Match Up - a sorting activity from Shireen over at Math Teacher Mambo

I think the kids liked it.  They were moving around and asking questions.  Here are some pictures:

Go Trig!

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