Chapter 2

Quadratic Functions

Everyday Explorations

Jennifer Lopez is a technologist and data scientist with a mission to use citizen science to help unravel secrets of the cosmos. She is a founding member of NASA's Datanaut Corps, which inspires future engineers, data scientists, and entrepreneurs to engage with NASA in solving data challenges.

What is a technologist? What is a data scientist?

What is in-space manufacturing?

Why is in-space manufacturing crucial to the success of long-term exploration missions in space?

Learning Target

Understand quadratic functions.

Success Criteria

I can describe transformations of quadratic functions.

I can identify characteristics of quadratic functions.

I can write equations of parabolas.

I can model with quadratic functions.

Remind Stream

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