How Much do you Weigh of Jupiter? Or, the Effects of Gravity on Weight
Learners investigate a spreadsheet application of the TI-83 Plus. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students determine a person’s weight on different planet by using a spread sheet application.
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Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Calculus
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Solving systems of equations underpins much of advanced algebra, especially linear algebra. Developing an intuition for the kinds and descriptions of solutions is key for success in those later courses. This intuition is exactly what...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math TODAY for TI-Navigator System - Is Leisure Time Really Shrinking?
High schoolers organize data from the USA TODAY Snapshot, "Is leisure time really shrinking?" into two scatter plots and determine the quadratic model for each scatter plot. They determine if these graphs intersect and learn the concept...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed