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Technology PoW: TI-PoW: Chirp! Chirp! Review
Other Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: ihor, Feb 15 2008 10:00:46:613PM
Review based on:
I haven't used this tpow, but have done this investigation many times with teachers and students. See my version of it at: http://www.ciese.org/ciesemath/crickets2.html
Appropriate for:
applications of a concept or technique
Other Comments:
Can be a good investigation using Excel or a graphing calculator.
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
Know what is meant by a formula. Making graphs from 2 ordered pairs.
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
how to use a graphing calculator
What extra things must be done to make it work?
More data needed. Type of graph is not determined by just 2 ordered pairs.
How hard was it for you to learn?
Easy
Explanation:
It was easy to understand but difficult to implement with kids because so little information is given.
Ability to meet my goals:
Neutral
Recommended for:
Math 7: Linear relationships