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Title Exploring Slope and Speed
Description Exploring the relationship between the slope of a line and the speed of objects. Includes optional extensions for determining slope, performing a lab activity on ramp height and speed, and CER writing. Includes a teacher's guide.
Subject Mathematics, Physics
Level Middle School
Type Guided Activity, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords graphing, slope, speed
Simulation(s) Graphing Lines (HTML5)


Author(s) Sarah Borenstein and Trish Loeblein
Contact Email sborenstein@cherrycreekschools.org
School / Organization Campus Middle School
Date submitted 7/15/15
Date updated 8/4/15