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A Lunar Ellipse

Students consider the question "What is the shape of the curve forming the terminator of the crescent moon?" They then calculate the area of the crescent and graph its variation over one month.

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  STEM

Tags  3D geometri ,  Kodning ,  Algebra ,  Slumpmässighet ,  Vinklar ,  STEM ,  Area ,  T3 ,  Ellips ,  TI-Innovator ,  Frekvens ,   ,  Fysik ,  Sinus

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