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Introduction to Cartesian Coor...

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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A quick review of the Cartesian Coordinate system, including formulas for length and slope of a line segment. It also provides and introduction to the graphing applet used in this lab and others.
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Investigating the Slope of a L...

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This activity is perfect for grade 7 and 8 students who are just learning about slope. The tutorial applet allows students to drag collinear points on a plane. As they move the points, the students wi...
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Linear Functions

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, in which students explore how the graph of a linear function relates to its formula, and learn to graph and edit functions in the applet, including on...
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Linear Patterns with the Linea...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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How does changing the slope of a line affect the equation of that line? How might changing a part of an equation cause the related line to move? Explore these challenges using the Linear Transformer t...
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Slope of a Line

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Investigate the slopes of lines defined by two points. You can change the positions of the points by dragging them or manually.
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Solving Linear Equations with ...

Graphing (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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These activities use the Function Analyzer tool to reveal the connection between symbolic and graphic representations in equation solving. The document includes a series of exercises for single equati...
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Writing Equations of Lines

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This eModule uses interactive graphs to help students deepen their understanding of slope and extend the definition of slope to writing the equation of lines. Online worksheets with immediate feedback...
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Graphing Linear Equations

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Palm OS 
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Stepbystep directions to use ImagiGraph software on a Palm OS handheld. Students create, investigate, and learn about graphs of linear equations.
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Slope Pix Lab

Slope Between Points (Algebra) 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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This is a computer activity using Sketchpad and specially selected pictures located online (SlopePix web page) to help students understand the concept of slope. Following the instructions, students...
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The Slope Game

Slope Between Points (Algebra) 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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Students use a twoplayer game to develop and refine their sense of the slopes of lines. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf format and the corr...
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Algebra Nspirations: Linear Fu...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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A video that focuses on the TINspire graphing calculator in the context of teaching algebra. In this program the TINspire is used to explore the nature of linear functions. Examples ranging from ...
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Function Graphing

Graphing (Algebra) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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This activity focuses on:
* graphing an ordered pair, (a, f(a)), for a function f
* the connection between a function, its table, and its graph
* the interpretation of the horizontal coordinate o...
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Perpendicular Slopes

Perpendicular Lines (Algebra) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students investigate the “negative reciprocal” relationship between the slopes of perpendicular lines. The final phase of the activity is appropriate for more advanced students as th...
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Barbie Bungees Again

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Collect and analyze data to help predict the longest bungee cord that Barbie can use safely.
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Exploring Linear Data

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Students model linear data in a variety of settings that range from car repair costs to sports to medicine. Students work to construct scatterplots, interpret data points and trends, and investigate t...
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Real Estate Tycoon

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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Introduction to Linear Functio...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson is designed to introduce students to the idea of functions composed of two operations, with specific attention to linear functions and their representations as rules and data tables, inclu...
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Writing Equations of Lines

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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This eModule uses interactive graphs to help students deepen their understanding of slope and extend the definition of slope to writing the equation of lines. Online worksheets with immediate feedback...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Change the Representation” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “I Notice, I Wonder” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works ...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Doing it Wrong” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works well...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Change the Representation” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Make a Mathematical Model” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Great Green Globs Contest

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Computer 
Story 

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A story from the middle school classroom: Ihor describes how he scheduled a "contest" for students to show what they know about slopes and yintercepts using the Green Globs software. He also provides...
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