Bouncing Ball Experiment
Students drop a ball from different heights and measure the corresponding bounce. Since each group uses a different ball, they generate different sets of data. They discuss and compare their linear function with that of their classmates.
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Data, Patterns and Graphs: Bouncing Balls and Walking Strides
Young scholars experiment to find the number of times they can bounce a tennis ball in ten second intervals. In this data, patterns and graphs lesson, students use their data to create a graph. young scholars use their graphs to draw...
6th - 8th Math
Exploring Quadratic Data with Transformation Graphing
Using a data collection device to collect data regarding a bouncing ball, students use various features on graphing calculators to experiment with the parameters of the vertex form of the parabola and their effect on the shape of the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed