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Real World Quadratic Regression | Project Based Learning | Distance Learning

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Students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of finding the quadratic model that best fits data in a real-world setting by performing the following:

•Choose a city, country, and date for your research.

•Collect data on the relationship between time of day and the altitude of the sun.

•Record your information in a table.

•Find the curve of best fit model using the quadratic regression feature on a graphing calculator.

•Graph the scatter plot of the data set and the curve of best fit in Desmos.

•Analyze the results.

•Record all of the above information in a Google Slide Presentation


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Project Handout - 100% Editable

Student Google Slides Template

Example Google Slides Presentation

2 Videos: Quadratic Regression on TI-84 calculator & Graphing in Desmos

Student Sign-Up Google Spreadsheet

Rubric - 100% editable

BONUS: Graphing Calculator Reference Sheet - Quadratic Regression

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