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This lesson from Illuminations uses growth charts for girls and boys to examine rates of change. The material uses slope to approximate the rate of change in height. Students will learn how to translate this data into a...
In this activity students view and analyze images of ramps and steps to see if they conform to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students measure horizontal and vertical distances and compute the...
This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves using linear equations and graphs in a real world context. Students will graph a line based on data points, find the equation of the line, identify yintercept and slope,...
This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves slope as a rate of change. Distancetime graphs for three bicyclists climbing a mountain are compared and contrasted. The material will help students understand how to...
This interdisciplinary lesson ties earth science concepts in with algebra. The forestfire danger rating index is applied to a mathematical model. Students will learn realworld meaning of the intercepts and slope in...

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