Education Technology

Exploring Slope Intercept Form of a Line

Published on 06/24/2005

Activity Overview

Use TI-Navigator™ to explore the relationship between a linear function and its graphs. See how the value of the slope and y-intercept affect the graphs.

Before the Activity

If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file.
Load Activity1.act Students login to NAVNET Activity Center. It is a good idea to assign students numbers, unless you are willing to allow them to use any numbers they want.

During the Activity

Download the provided files for instructions.

Enough information is provided on the teacher guide for the activity.

After the Activity

Review student results:

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