Today, a post of technology and activities.
A Google search for making a parabola brought me to a nice quick article on making a parabola-looking curved line on eHow.com, but for a quick half-day project I am needing to draw a perfect and scalable vector.
In illustrator, press Ctrl+F12 on Windows or Cmd+F12 on Mac or click File > Scripts > Other script and load the file, then read and follow the prompts.
Click here to download a helpful script for Adobe Illustrator to build a parabola
Here are two parabolas made with this script: