Read about the project on the page entitled "Send in the Clowns". As
you work on the project , you will need a graphing calculator and materials
on which you can record your calculations and make accurate graphs. Keep
all your work for the project in a folder, along with this Project Manager.
- Design a face mask from parabolas.
Have two classmates check your work.
- Design some masks from conic sections. Show different
emotions. Find restrictions on equations.
- Measure dimensions of faces.
Measure at least two students in
- Design an elliptical outline for a mask.
Use the data you collected from the students.
- Make an exhibit of the designs.
Display your exhibit in the glass case in the
Your face mask designs are well defined, and show various emotions. Your
equations and restrictions are correct and can be used by others to reconstruct
your designs. Your explanations are thorough and detailed. Your display
is informative and attractive.
Your designs show various emotions but could
be neater. Your equations
and their restrictions are mostly accurate with minor errors. Your explanations
lack detail. Your display could be more effective.
Your designs and equations contain both minor and major errors.
You leave out or do not complete important parts.
Evaluate your work based on the Scoring Rubric:
Teacher's evaluation of the Project: