NUMB3RS Activity: Up to Speed

Students explore traffic flow theory.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate a very basic traffic flow model that predicts the location of a single vehicle in a line of tragic.  Students use a spreadsheet to model acceleration, speed, and distance of a moving vehicle. 

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Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
2006
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