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Dinner Party

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In this activity, students investigate the total cost of a private party at each of three restaurants. They will model the cost of a party at each restaurant with the graph of a linear function.
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You Are What You Eat

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Students are introduced to modeling linear data through an investigation of comparing grams of fat and calories in fast food hamburgers.
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Points, Lines and Slopes (Oh My!)

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In this activity students will explore the relationship between coordinates of points and locations on the coordinate plane, the relationships of lines with their equations, slopes and y-intercepts, and lastly, the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines.
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Dog Days or Dog Years?

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Students will use order pairs, table of values, and a scatter plot to determine a function that represents real world data.
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Guess My Coefficients

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Students will represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols and understand patterns, relations, and functions.
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Introducing the Absolute Value Function

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Students will examine data by comparing individual data points to the mean by finding the difference (positive or negative) and the distance from the mean.

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Math Man On The Slopes

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Students practice identifying slopes with informal pictures, and can self-check their understanding with one of the measurement tools.
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Trains in Motion

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Students will make observations about the motion of two objects. They will compare and contrast this motion and consider how it corresponds to a graph representing distance as a function of time.
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Shark Attack

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Students use the Transformation Graphing application to separate what effect each change in the Point-Slope equation has on the graph.
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