Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: Equations of My Road

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

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

    Students will:

  • 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.