This activity is similar in nature to Activity 3 (Take the Train) in the Explorations book TI InterActive!™ Data Collection and Analysis by Chris Brueningsen, Bill Bower, Ron Armontrout, and Liz Sumner (Texas Instruments Incorporated, 2000).
Before the Activity
Download the activity PDF and make copies if necessary. If you plan to use the EDC quiz assessment after the lesson, download and have it ready to distribute to students via TI-Navigator™.
During the Activity
Follow the activity procedures as shown in the activity PDF.
After the Activity
The attached LearningCheck™ appvar and resource files extend concepts from the activity above. These files can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary
If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file. Download the EDC file and use as a quiz to assess student understanding.
Review student answers: