Education Technology

Intersection Activity - Modeling Motion

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This activity serves as a follow-up to Activity 6 in the Explorations book, Modeling Motion: High School Math Activities with the CBR by Linda Antinone, Sam Gough, and Jill Gough (Texas Instruments Incorporated, 1997).

Before the Activity

If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file.
Have students complete Activity 5 from the EXPLORATIONS book first.

During the Activity

Students will interpret the position graphs of two walkers.

The attached LearningCheck™ appvar and resource files extend concepts from the activity above. These files can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator™.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

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