Education Technology

Adding Marbles

Activity Overview

Each time students add ten marbles to a container filled with a small amount of water, they measure the height of the water.

Before the Activity

Teachers need to discuss the real-world meaning of slope and y-intercept in class.

During the Activity

The instructions for the project are written so that students can teach themselves how to use TI Interactive.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary