This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and helps them understand the meaning of slope and y-intercept.
They will explore the relationships between symbolic expressions and graphs of lines by using Activity Center to contribute equations that have various slopes and y-intercepts.
Before the Activity
Set up your TI-Navigator System
Make sure you are familiar with the basic functions of TI-Navigator: Send to Class, Collect from Class, Screen Capture, Quick Poll, and Activity Center
Review the attached .pdf
Download the attached activity resource files to your computer
During the Activity
Explore relationships between symbolic expressions and graphs of lines, paying particular attention to the meaning of intercept and slope.
After the Activity
Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.