Calculating Slope of a Ramp

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What is the relationship between slope and speed? In a simple yet fun investigation, budding engineers build ramps of different heights, calculate the slope based on rise and run, and time how long it takes cars to get down the ramps. Learners finish the activity by analyzing their data and thinking about how slope plays a role in their own lives. 

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Physical Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Common Core