Education Technology

TI:PoW: Chirp! Chirp! - Doing it Wrong

Published on 03/10/2012

Activity Overview

This problem presents an opportunity for students to think about patterns, units of measurement and also to work on expressing the pattern as a formula that will lead them to thinking algebraically. If your state has adopted the Common Core State Standards, this alignment might be helpful: Grade 6: Expressions & Equations 6.EE.6. Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem. Grade 7: Expressions & Equations Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations. Grade 8: Expressions & Equations 8.EE.7. Solve linear equations in one variable.