A Home Run for Your Students
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Teaching Resources
Speaker: Tom Reardon
Its baseball playoff season, and what better way to get your students excited about learning than examining the math behind a home run?
Join this webinar to explore a new baseball activity for the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ technology.
In this webinar, Tom Reardon, the activity author, will:
- Demonstrate the mathematical modeling of when a baseball is hit, including adjustments for wind
- Explore multiple scenarios both algebraically and graphically so that students can confirm answers are “in the ball park”
- Highlight using linear and quadratic equations in the solutions
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