This lesson introduces students to the use of a map of an area, a neighborhood, a favorite city, or an amusement park to determine the slope of a specific road. Students will find the slope of a line using a coordinate plane.
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 computer
During the Activity
Analyze functions of one variable by investigating rates of change, intercepts, zeros, asymptotes, and local and global behavior
After the Activity
Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.