Education Technology


Published on 08/07/2007

Activity Overview

This activity uses times collected for a radio control car traveling certain distances to create a regression line to analyze and discuss as a class. If the car(s) cannot be obtained, you can use students to run the distances.

Before the Activity

Materials: RC car(s), a hallway or straight sidewalk, premeasured distances, stopwatch(es), calculators, Navigator system

During the Activity

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After the Activity

Review student answers:

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