ALGII.5 Trigonometric Functions

Beginning Lesson

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As the World Turns (HS)

How fast is the Earth spinning? Students use rates, arc length, and trigonometric ratios to determine how fast the planet is spinning at different latitudes.

Topic: Circles (C), Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry (SRT)

Middle Lesson

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Icy Hot (HS)

How have temperatures changed around the world? Students use trigonometric functions to model annual temperature changes at different locations around the globe and explore how the climate has changed in various cities over time.

Topic: Building Functions (BF), Interpreting Functions (IF)

End Lesson

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The Sound of Silence

How do noise-canceling headphones work? In this lesson, students use transformations of trigonometric functions to explore how sound waves can interfere with one another, and how noise-canceling headphones use incoming sounds to figure out how to produce that sweet, sweet silence.

Topic: Building Functions (BF), Interpreting Functions (IF)