Education Technology

Walk the Line

Published on 11/07/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will count the number of steps required to walk a given distance. Each student will record their data. The students will then create a graph (scatter plot) of their data.

Before the Activity

Prior to the activity, teacher will place a measuring tape on the floor and mark off 5 foot increments by placing masking tape along the measuring tape.
Students will work in pairs. Each student will begin to walk the line (measuring tape). Student partner will record how many steps the student takes to reach each marked measurement.
Once each student has recorded their data, they will enter the data using the List and Spreadsheets in the TI-Nspire.