This activity serves as a follow-up to Activity 14 in the Explorations book, Modeling Motion: High School Math Activities with the CBRby Linda Antinone, Sam Gough, and Jill Gough (Texas Instruments Incorporated, 1997).
Before the Activity
The student will model a set of sinusoidal data with a cosine or sine function.
Have students complete Activity 14 from the EXPLORATIONS book first.
During the Activity
The attached LearningCheck™ appvar extends concepts from the activity above. This LearningCheck appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.
After the Activity
Review student answers:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary