How High Is Enough?

What do you notice in the video below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!

How High Is Enough?

What do you notice in the video below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!

Categories : Explorers

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I like this. I would like to see it as a series of drawings because I want to look closely at how the space changes around the rubber band and the pegs as the triangle grows higher; but when I pause the video to do this, the image is garbled.

I’m wondering what a graph of this data would look like. Would it be a straight line or a curve. If x was the height of the triangle, and y was the change in total area of the triangle. I’m also wondering what the same type of graph would look like if you moved it up one AND over one each time instead of just up.

It starts out as a straight line and grows. It becomes a triangle. It looks like it has two straight lines and one that goes down a lot. We are really wondering about that line. (age 5-6)