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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "The Mole" - Cycloid I

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will study cycloids by examining the movement of a point on the wheel of a bicycle as the bicycle travels in a straight line.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.