Drip, Drop, Drip, Drop

Design an experiment to model a leaky faucet and determine the amount of water wasted due to the leak. Middle schoolers graph and write an equation for a line of best fit. They use their derived equation to make predictions about the amount of water that whould be wasted from one leak over a long period of time or the amount wasted by serveral leaks during a specific time period.

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Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Algebra I
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45 mins
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