Bouncing Ball

High schoolers collect height versus time data of a bouncing ball using the CBR 2™ data collection device. Using a quadratic equation they graph scatter plots, graph and interpret a quadratic function, apply the vertex form of a quadratic equation, and calculate the maximum value of a parabola. They analyze the results and answer the case analysis questions on the included student worksheet.

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CCSS: Designed
Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Algebra I
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use
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  • Basic Setup
  • Bouncing Ball
  • Easy Data 1
  • Easy Data 2
  • Activity
  • Worksheet