Teach 21: Algebra – Motion Activity Part 1
Walking the Line: Using Motion Sensors to Graph Slope – Part 1 – This lesson makes the abstract concept of the relationship between motion and slope more concrete, students will connect the everyday, physical activity of walking to a graphing activity. (Subject Area – Math (Algebra); Grade Level – Middle School)
About Teach 21 – Advancing Network Uses Grant: This project is funded by the state’s K12 High Speed Network (http://k12hsn.org) for the purpose of providing educators across the state with a vision for the meaningful integration of technology into the core curriculum and reinforcing 21st Century Learning Skills.
The lesson Wiki includes the objectives, procedures, standards alignment (both state and national), materials, and links to additional resources. The lesson includes this 2-3 minute video clip with teacher interview, student interviews and a snapshot of what the lesson actually “looked like” in the classroom.