Tues., Aug. 20, 2019

 

AP Stat

Today we discovered linear regression, correlation and r-squared.  The notes are here: TPS4e_Ch3_3.2.  Homework is to read pages 164-181 and do problems 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55 and 57.  We also watched a video about r-squared and what it is:

AP CSP Skinny

Did not meet today.

AP Research

Today we continued looking at topic selection.  I gave out a bunch of information about how to research databases.  I will check PREP notebooks this Thursday, and we will have poster presentations next Monday.

AP CSP Block 

Today we looked at how computers handle images.  The assignment can be found in Mobile CSP Section 3.3.

Pre-Calculus

Today we looked at transformations of graphs.  Here is the worksheet I gave for homework: Day 9 Trig Transformation Graphs.  Here are two videos showing how to graph trig transformations:

Amplitude and vertical shift transformations (Note that they use y=A*sin(bx+c) + d, whereas we say A*sin(bx-c) + d.  Either one works; just make sure you are consistent.

Period and phase shift transformations

Mon., Aug. 19, 2019

AP Stat

Today we learned about two variable statistics, looking at scatterplots.  The notes are here: TPS4e_Ch3_3.1.  I also gave out the vocabulary for chapter 3: Chapter 3 Vocabulary.  The homework is to read pages 143-156 and do problems 1, 3, 9, 11, 15, 17, 26, 27, 29 and 31

AP CSP Skinny

Today students used Pair Programming to complete their own unique soundboard apps from Mobile CSP Section 2.7. You should have your portfolios completed through section 2.07.  We also did section 2.8 about abstraction.

AP Research

Did not meet today.

AP CSP Block 

Today students did a Paint Pot app: Section 3.2.  We are NOT having our test tomorrow.

Pre-Calculus

Today we finished graphing the parent functions of the trig graphs and also discussed their characteristics (domain, range, asymptotes, etc.)

Here are some videos showing how to graph these trig functions:

Graphing the sine and cosine function.

Domain and Range of Sine Function

Graphing sine and cosine functions (and domain and range) (To me, this video is not as clear as the Khan Academy videos above)

Graphs of Trig Functions (has sin, cos, and tan)

If you were absent, be sure to get the worksheets from me tomorrow!

Fri., Aug 16, 2019

AP Stat

Today we discovered who stole my candy using linear regression.  Coincidently. we are starting Chapter 3, which is all about linear regression.  Go figure.  No homework.  Have a great weekend!

AP CSP Skinny

Did not meet today.

AP Research

Today we continued looking at topic selection.

AP CSP Block 

Today we looked at logic gates.  The Mobile CSP page is Section 2.10.  Homework is to complete your portfolio up through the end of Chapter 2; i.e., Sections 2.02-2.11.

Pre-Calculus

Today we started looking at graphing trig functions.  We focused on the sine graph and cosine graph. Here is the worksheet we completed: Day 8 – INB – Unit Circle Tables for Graphing.  Make sure to practice graphing the sine and cosine graphs! Do the sine and cosine portions of this worksheet: Day 8 Parent graphs practice

Thurs., Aug. 15, 2019

AP Stat

Today was quiz day!  Hope you aced it!

AP CSP Skinny

Today students used Pair Programming to complete their own unique soundboard apps from Mobile CSP Section 2.7. You should have your portfolios completed through section 2.07.

AP Research

Did not meet today.

AP CSP Block 

Today students got caught up on portfolios and did Chapter 1 of our digital textbook, Blown to Bits: Mobile CSP Section 2.11.

Pre-Calculus

Today was Unit 1 test day!!! Hope you aced it!

Wed., Aug 14, 2019

AP Stat

Today we reviewed homework, looked at how to graph a normal probability plot (Video of how to do normal probability plot on calculator) and did a FRAPPY: Chapter 2 FRAPPY.  Here are the scoring guidelines (#4): Chapter 2 FRAPPY Scoring Guidelines

Remember that we have our CHAPTER 1&2 QUIZ TOMORROW!  To study, you should do the practice AP Problems at the end of chapters 1 and 2.  Also, here are some additional multiple choice practice problems with answers:

Chapter 1 Practice Questions

Chapter 2 Practice Questions

Practice Quizzes (Chapter 1) for Test

Ch 2 Practice Quizzes

Here is the worksheet we did: Lesson 2.1 Day 2 – How Did I Do.  Here are the notes: TPS4e_Ch2_2.1.  Here is the vocab for the unit: AP-Stats-Chapter-2-Glossary-of-Important-Terms-TPS4e. Homework is to read pages 84-103 and do problems 1, 5, 7, 13, 15, 19, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37 and 39.

AP CSP Skinny

Did not meet today.

AP Research

Today we continued looking at topic selection.  We analyzed two articles on the topic “Do drug intervention programs reduce youth drug use” for message, implicit bias, method and relationship between each other.

AP CSP Block 

Today we looked at abstractions.  The Mobile CSP page is section 2.8.  We also worked on finishing the soundboard app and updating the portfolio.  Homework is to complete your portfolio up through 2.09.

Pre-Calculus

Today we took a quiz on the Unit Circle.  We also learned about inverse trig functions: arcsine, arccosine, arctangent. Here is the worksheet for today: Inverse Trig Functions (answers included).  I also gave a review.  You do NOT need to do the graphing parts. Test tomorrow!

Here are a number of videos that you can use to help you if you are stuck.  Also, I will be here at 7:15 tomorrow morning if you have questions.

How to Find Reference Angles Using Degrees

How to Find Reference Angle Using Radians

How to find Coterminal Angles

How to convert degrees to radians and radians to degrees

Trick to remember unit circle (First Quadrant only)

How to write entire unit circle

Finding special angles from trig functions

How to find exact values of the trig functions for an angle

Tues., Aug.13, 2019

AP Stat

Today we finished the material from Chapter 2, and we learned about normal distributions using M&Ms.  The notes are here: TPS4e_Ch2_2.2  Homework is to read pages 110-129 and do problems 41, 43, 45, 51, 53, 55, 57, 61, 71, 75 and 76.  Also, be sure to do the Chapter 2 review exercises.

Remember that we will have our Chapter 1-2 quiz on Thursday.

AP CSP Skinny

Today we talked about the internet, computers and software from Mobile CSP Section 2.3 and Mobile CSP Section 2.5.  Make sure that you have finished your portfolio up through 2.5.

AP Research

Did not meet today.

AP CSP Block 

Today we learned about binary and hexadecimal number systems from Mobile CSP section 2.9. Homework is to complete all portfolio questions for sections 2.02-2.07 and 2.09.

Pre-Calculus

Today we took a quiz on the Unit Circle.  We also learned about finding all six

Here are a couple of videos showing how to remember the unit circle: Completed-Unit-Circle

Trick to remember unit circle (First Quadrant only)

How to write entire unit circle

Homework is to study for the quiz and complete the worksheet I gave you.

Mon., Aug. 12, 2019

AP Stat

Today we reviewed homework and started Chapter 2.  Here is the worksheet we did: Lesson 2.1 Day 2 – How Did I Do.  Here are the notes: TPS4e_Ch2_2.1.  Here is the vocab for the unit: AP-Stats-Chapter-2-Glossary-of-Important-Terms-TPS4e. Homework is to read pages 84-103 and do problems 1, 5, 7, 13, 15, 19, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37 and 39.

AP CSP Skinny

Did not meet today.

AP Research

Today we continued looking at topic selection.

AP CSP Block 

Today we worked on developing our own, unique soundboard apps.  Homework is to complete all portfolio questions for sections 2.02-2.07.  Here is the soundboard app page: Mobile CSP 2.7.

Pre-Calculus

Today we took a quiz on the Unit Circle.  We also learned how to find angle measurements and trig ratios for different quadrant angles.

Here are a couple of videos showing how to remember the unit circle: Completed-Unit-Circle

Trick to remember unit circle (First Quadrant only)

How to write entire unit circle

Homework is to study for the quiz and complete the worksheet I gave you.

Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

AP Stat

Today we reviewed homework and completed a FRAPPY: Chapter 1 FRAPPY #2 (answer key here: Chapter 1 FRAPPY #2 Scoring Guide look at question #1). We also started looking at Chapter 2.  Here are the notes: TPS4e_Ch2_2.1.  Here is the vocab for the unit: AP-Stats-Chapter-2-Glossary-of-Important-Terms-TPS4e. (Did not get to that stuff in bold–will do Monday.) Homework is to complete the Chapter 1 Review problems, read pages 84-103 and do problems 1, 5, 7, 13, 15, 19, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37 and 39.

AP CSP Skinny

Today we completed the I Have a Dream App and started looking at Algorithms from Mobile CSP Section 2.6. Homework is to complete your portfolio sections 2.02, 2.04 and 2.06.

AP Research

Did not meet today.

AP CSP Block 

Today we learned about algorithms.  See Mobile CSP 2.6 for details.  Homework is to complete all portfolio questions for sections 2.02-2.06.

Pre-Calculus

Today we finished the Unit Circle and learned about reference angles.  Here is a blank unit circle: Blank-Unit-Circle

Here are a couple of videos showing how to remember the unit circle: Completed-Unit-Circle

Trick to remember unit circle (First Quadrant only)

How to write entire unit circle

Homework is to study for the quiz and do parts b and c for problems 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, and 18 on the half-sheet worksheet that I gave you.

Thurs., Aug. 8, 2019

AP Stat

Today we reviewed the FRAPPY (answer key here:  2010B Scoring Guide look at question #1) and finished chapter 1 (notes: TPS4e_Ch1_1.3). Homework is to complete problems 75, 77, 89, 81, 83, 85, 89, 95, 99, 103, 107, 109 and the chapter review problems.

AP CSP Skinny

Did not meet today

AP Research

Researched topics.

AP CSP Block 

Today we learned about hardware, software and algorithms.  See Mobile CSP 2.5 and Mobile CSP 2.6 for details.  Portfolio questions for those sections are due tomorrow.

Pre-Calculus

Today we learned the first quadrant of the Unit Circle.  Here is a blank unit circle: Blank-Unit-Circle

Here are a couple of videos showing how to remember the unit circle: Completed-Unit-Circle

Trick to remember unit circle (First Quadrant only)

How to write entire unit circle

We will finish the other quadrants of the Unit Circle tomorrow.

We also learned some vocabulary for this unit and how to find co-terminal angles and how to convert from radians to degrees and vice-versa.  Here are the notes: Aug 7 notes (sorry for the title–I don’t know my dates).

Homework is to complete multiples of three from the sheet I handed out.  For the front half, only do “A.”  We will do the rest tomorrow.

Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

AP Stat

Today we finished section 1.2 (notes: TPS4e_Ch1_1.2) and did the SGM (to see where the class falls on pre-existing stats knowledge).  We also did a free response FRAPPY on chapter 1: Chapter 1 FRAPPY #1 Tomorrow we will go over that FRAPPY.  Tonight, make sure to read chapter 1.2 (if you haven’t already) and complete problems 37, 39, 41, 45, 47, 51 and 63.

AP CSP Skinny

Today we completed the I Have a Dream app from sections 2.2 and 2.4 of Mobile CSP and did the reflection questions 2.02 and 2.04 in your portfolio. We will have a bit more time to finish that on Friday, but it will be homework if you do not finish then.

AP Research

Did not meet today

AP CSP Block 

Today we learned about the Internet and World Wide Web.  See Mobile CSP 2.3 for details.  Portfolio questions for that section are due tomorrow.

Pre-Calculus

Today we took the review quiz and started looking at the Unit Circle.  No homework.