Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Motion of Related Objects - Introducing Related Rates

Students explore the concept of related rates.  In this related rates lesson, students collect data about the position of a ball as it is dropped and the shadow of the ball.  Students calculate the rates of the ball position v. time and shadow v. time.  Students use proportions and derivatives in determining the related rates between position, time, and the shadow of the dropped ball.

11 Views 27 Downloads
Resource Details

10th - 12th
4 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

Be the first to comment

Join Lesson Planet Community, our free teacher discussion forum, to share ideas about this resource, and more.

Join the Conversation

What Members Say

Jackie W.
Lesson Planet has saved me so much time by allowing me to search for content specific topics that are grade level appropriate!
Jackie W., Teacher
Indian Trail, NC