The Falling Ladder

Investigate the motion of a ladder sliding down a building. Upper graders use their Ti-Nspire to graph the height vs. distance from the wall to the ladder in various scenarios. They then construct the graph that would result from the ladder sliding.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2008
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use