The Right Stuff--Promoting materials that engage students in meaningful activities, promote the effective use of technology to support the mathematics, further equip students with stronger problems solving and critical thinking skills, as well as enhance numeracy. 

1.0 Ma and Pa Talk Mathematics

Reading graphs; modeling

Students will model data obtained from MPG vs MPH with a cubic function. They investigate the rate of change of MPG to MPH. 

1.2 Teacher Worksheet with Notes (pdf)

Module 1 zipped file includes the following files:

1.1 Student Worksheet
1.2 Teacher Worksheet
1.3 Excel
1.4 TI Nspire™





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