Travel Graphs

No need to travel ... the lesson will come to you! A well-designed lesson begins by describing the rate of change of a distance-time graph highlighting areas of constant, increasing, and decreasing speed. The video instructor then shows how to analyze the distance-time graph to answer questions about speed.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an introduction to linear rate of change
  • Have pupils label each section of a distance-time graph describing the speed
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires Internet access to view the YouTube videos
Pros

  • The video shows several examples to reinforce concepts
  • Provides practice problems to follow the video instruction
Cons

  • None