Students use the parametric mode of the graphing calculator to visualize a particle motion problem.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Use the parametric mode of the graphing calculator to visualize a particle motion problem.
Visualize velocity and speed using the differentiation feature.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary