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Barbie Bungee

Students simulate a bungee jumping activity using a Barbie doll and rubber bands to examine linear functions. They collect data as they decide how many rubber bands to are needed for Barbie to jump safely from a given distance. They generate a scatterplot to determine the line of best fit. Finally, they answer the key question and demonstrate that their solutions work.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Algebra I
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Technology
Database & Spreadsheet
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
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