Task: Range of Motion

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If you have ever injured your shoulder, you know it takes a while to improve your arm's range of motion. For this real-world example, young mathematicians gain insight into the world of physical therapy while they analyze a case study using protractor skills, properties of right triangles, and the trigonometric sine ratio.  

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Pros

  • Interesting real-world activity
  • Includes possible extensions to build this task into a larger interdisciplinary project 
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