Exploring Parabolas - Maths Interactives


Manipulative, Video, Worksheet - Print

This multimedia resource features a short video which shows how the flight path of an object can be represented by a parabola and a quadratic equation.  Video footage includes football, snowboarding, skateboarding and mountain biking.  Secondly, using an interactive component, students explore and compare the flight paths and equations of a football, a mountain bike, and a skateboard. A corresponding print activity is also provided.

8 November 2014 Edit: 27 January 2018

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