## Quadratic Functions I

**"When am I ever going to use this?"**

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. **Now you can answer the question!**

The Make It Real Learning Quadratic Functions I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From *Autism Awareness: Creating and Using Quadratic Models* to *Falling Objects - Sears Tower: Working with Quadratics*, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.

**Quadratic Functions I Activity Titles**

- Autism Awareness: Creating and Using Quadratic Models
- Autism Awareness: Solving Quadratic Equations
- Business Growth - USAA: Quadratic Function Modeling
- Changing Population - Kentucky: Doing Data Analysis and Modeling
- Changing Population - New York: Modeling with Quadratics
- Changing Population - South Carolina: Doing Data Analysis and Modeling
- Falling Objects - Empire State Building: Working with Quadratics
- Falling Objects - Sears Tower: Working with Quadratics
- United States Population: Using Quadratic Models
- Using the Body Mass Index Formula: Solving Equations

**Standards targeted:** Number and Operations, Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability

**Grade Levels:** 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, College

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