A Day at the Beach

Help learners determine the rate of change for the temperature of sand. They will collect data on the temperature of wet and dry sand over time with a heat lamp overhead. Then make a scatter plot of the data and find a linear model to fit the data.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Algebra I
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2006
Usage Permissions
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