Education Technology

Measuring Thickness of Encyclopedias

Activity Overview

Students record the last page number and the thickness of 11 different volumes from the same set of encyclopedias.

Before the Activity

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

During the Activity

The instructions 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