Conic Section Surgery

I had students fill out a worksheet with their guided learning experience.  They cut the Play Doh in different ways to find circle, parabola, ellipse.  

Here is the link to the worksheet:

Play Doh
Plastic Knives
Latex Gloves
Face masks

I made homemade PlayDoh which some of them didn't turn out as well as they could have.  The gloves made it more of an experience.  Next year I will see if I can get something to make it feel more authentic.

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