Golf Balls in Water

This Golf Balls in Water activity & project also includes:

Here's a resource that models rising water levels with a linear function. The task contains three parts about the level of water in a cylinder in relationship to the number of golf balls placed in it. Class members analyze the data and interpret the parameters in the equations of a line to determine the equation of the linear function that models the situation.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Project the individual parts of the resource as a warm-up activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource is designed to simulate PARCC interactive assessment questions
  • Pupils should be familiar with creating linear functions to model a scenario

  • The interactive section displays whether the answers are correct after individuals submit them
  • Includes a variety of interactive items

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