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G.GMD.4 Identify the shapes of two-dimensional cross sections of three-dimensional objects.

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Standards:
G-GMD.4

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Teacher: Beginning , Teacher: Experienced but Beginning Subject , Teacher: Experienced , Educator Leader ,

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Description:
In this lesson from the NCTM Illuminations website, students explore and discover conic sections by cutting a cone with a plane. Circles, ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas are examined using the Conic Section Explorer tool, which can be found via this URL: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=195

URL:
http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L792

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