This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and is intended to help them develop an initial conceptual understanding of different uses of variables.
They will contribute points and equations in Activity Center to find the symbolic representation of verbal descriptions of mathematical rules defining the relationship between two variables.
Before the Activity
Set up your TI-Navigator System
Make sure you are familiar with the basic functions of TI-Navigator: Send to Class, Collect from Class, Screen Capture, Quick Poll, and Activity Center
Review the attached .pdf
Download the activity resource files to your computer
During the Activity
Develop an initial conceptual understanding of different uses of variables
After the Activity
Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.