Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: Braking and Total Stopping Distances

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will be introduced to Activity Center and develop an understanding of the formulas for braking distance and stopping distance for a variety of vehicles.

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 attached activity resource files to your computer
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Model and solve contextualized problems using various representations such as graphs, tables, and equations.
  • After the Activity

    Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.