Education Technology

Car Stopping Distances

Published on 04/16/2005

Activity Overview

This activity uses the tranformation graphing application on the TI-84 calculator to discover the equation for the stopping distance of a car on dry pavement.

Before the Activity

Please see the attached Word .doc for more details.

During the Activity

Please see the attached Word .doc for more details.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary