Education Technology

Constant Rate of Change

Published on 02/10/2004

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ stack is a teaching activity that demonstrates that the constant rate of change idea is present in many situations outside the mathematics classroom. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, Ch. 2.3, 4.1.

Before the Activity

Download the attached StudyCards™ file to students' calculators.

During the Activity

Use this StudyCards™ set to begin to understand that the constant rate of change idea is present in many situations outside the mathematics classroom.

After the Activity

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