Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: Parallel and Perpendicular

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and is intended to help them interpret whether lines are parallel or perpendicular.

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
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Understand and compare the properties of classes of functions, including exponential, polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and periodic functions


  • Download the attached activity resource files to your computer
  • After the Activity

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