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Title: Pedal Power
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=1922
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves slope as a rate of change. Distance-time graphs for three bicyclists climbing a mountain are compared and contrasted. The material will help students understand how to interpret a graph in the context of a real-world situation. Questions for students are also included. This lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Rates of change
Mathematics -- Slope
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
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Lesson Plans
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-12-12 10:10:53 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 97
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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