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Exploring Distance, Rate, and ...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson involves the Runners' applet from the NCTM website. The applet uses two runners, and allows for a variety of parameters. Changing the parameters on the applet helps students develop an und...
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Exploring Distance, Rate, and ...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This worksheet follows up on the classwork activity. Although the homework can be done without having access to the web, it is more beneficial for students to use the applet to check their answers.
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Single Runner

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students use a software simulation of one runner along a track. This activity helps students understand, describe, and compare situations involving constant rate of change.
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Two Runners

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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While moving runners along a line, and changing their step size and starting position, the students will identify and describe situations with constant rates of change and compare them.
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Connection Speed

Rates (Math 6) 
Excel 
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Students test the speed of their Internet connection and then estimate the time required to upload and download files of various sizes.
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How fast can you run?

Rates (Math 6) 
Excel 
Tool 

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Students determine how fast they can run in ft/s, mi/hr, m/s, and km/hr.
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Rate

Rates (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Understand that rate compares two quantities of different kinds of units and learn how to express rates as unit rates. This online lesson includes an interactive activity and assessment question set.
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Changing Cost per Minute

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Users learn how modifications in the rate affect the linear graph displaying accumulation (the total cost of calls).
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Constant Cost per Minute

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Users examine and try to understand the relationship between a constant rate and how it affects the cost over time.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inf...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This is an inflation calculator for adjusting costs from one year to another using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation index. This inflation calculator is based on the average inflation index dur...
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Understanding Distance, Speed,...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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In this activity, students investigate how changing starting position and step size affect the graph of time versus distance.
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Distance, Rate, and Time

Rates (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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The user learns about rates and how to use formulas for solving word problems. After viewing examples, users can interactively practice problems using proportions or the distance formula to find the m...
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Gross Domestic Product Deflato...

Rates (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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This is an inflation calculator for adjusting costs from one year to another using the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Deflator inflation index. This inflation calculator is based on the inflation rate d...
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Jets Distance Problem

Rates (Math 6) 
Shockwave 
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The 3D animated video helps students understand the wordings in the following distance, rate, and time word problem: Two space jets named Dragon and Eagle start from Mars and fly in opposite dire...
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Runners

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Tell how a runner's step size predicts the time it takes
to run from the building to the tree. A link to a Java applet from NCTM's Electronic Examples, Principles and Standards for School Mathe...
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