Parabolas in Bridge Design and Construction (Grades 9-12)

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Grade levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, bridges, Algebra

Related Standards : CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7, CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.B.4, CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.B.5

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study students will investigate bridge design and construction by using mathematics to model parabolas and other quadratic equations. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Trevor Dyett