Angry Birds Teach Math!

Here are some resources I developed to use Angry Birds in the math class.  If you create something cool with this stuff, please share!

All my files are ready for you here on Google Drive.  This includes the blank images, images with graphs and grids overlaid, Word documents (most of which are also PDF), Geogebra files, and videos.  If you don't find what you're looking for, just let me know.

Some explanation about the contents:

0. Still images - 
Some images with and without axes overlaid, for you to with as you please.

1. Red bird - 
Figure out where that bird will land, either by using a system of two equations to find the equation of the parabola, or using a calculator and the quadratic regression feature, or maybe you want to create something completely different with it (let me know when you do). Some of these materials were used in my post, Angry Birds Teach Parabolas.
Setup: http://youtu.be/CqhyEw5Hrbk
Conclusion: http://youtu.be/fApm2JBF6AI

2. Yellow bird - 
The cool thing about the yellow bird is that it can fly off at a tangent to the curve, so you can bring in linear functions, piece-wise functions, derivatives, and tangent lines.  I used this setup for my post, Angry Birds Teach Calculus.
Setup: http://youtu.be/Hlq_TVeEmEE
Conclusion: http://youtu.be/RWgFpSBPBbw

3. Han Solo
In Angry Birds Star Wars, the Han bird comes equipped with a laser gun.  You know what that means: linear functions that you can mix with your projectile motion if you like.  As he is lobbed at the storm trooper on the far right, he fires at another one hiding under a ledge.  Have your students find either function...
Setup: http://youtu.be/BNlgek-_L7c
Conclusion: http://youtu.be/O2GdWLmy_Eo

4. Reflections
I just love how Han's laser bounces off metal objects.  Use this property to examine slope and angles.  When Han comes across some sleeping storm troopers, he needs to bounce his laser off two walls to hit them.  One Geogebra file has the perpendiculars and reflections constructed for you, though this might be a nice task for students to do.
Setup: http://youtu.be/vkeoq0dNGu4
Conclusion: http://youtu.be/X-rP_mblQA4

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