Education Technology

The Ordinary Man

Activity Overview

Students will estimate the heights of various celebrities in feet and inches. They will use the TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculator to convert actual heights in inches to feet and inches, and they will compare the actual heights with their estimated heights. Finally, they will graph the estimated heights and actual heights of the celebrities.

Before the Activity

Download the attached document and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.