Also for the iPad - Learn the math behind your students' favorite game, Angry Birds. Transform your basic parabola with sliders to line up a shot that will knock out the pigs and find the secret formula.

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# Angry Parabolas

## Thursday, April 26, 2012

### Level 1

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

What are the quantities? What do the variables represent?

What was your strategy? What was your equation?

Was it successful? Why?

### Level 2

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

What are the quantities? What do the variables represent?

What was your strategy? What was your equation?

Was it successful? Why?

### Level 3

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

What are the quantities? What do the variables represent?

What was your strategy? What was your equation?

Was it successful? Why?

### Level 4

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

What are the quantities? What do the variables represent?

What was your strategy? What was your equation?

Was it successful? Why?

### Level 5

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

What are the quantities? What do the variables represent?

What was your strategy? What was your equation?

Was it successful? Why?

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