Tool: Jets Distance Problem 


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Description:  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 directions. The speed of Eagle is six less than twice the speed of Dragon. In four hours they are 96 thousand miles apart. What is the speed of Eagle? The video shows how to develop critical thinking skills to look at the problem in different ways. It fits the visual learners' style and reduces the anxiety of students who have difficulty thinking in abstract terms. 

Technology Type:  Shockwave  
Author:  FasterThanLight Math!  
Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Courses:  Math 6  Setting up an equation, Representations, Rates, Time, Length/height  
Math 7  Variables, Visualize, Translate, Simplify, Add like terms, Formulas, Setting up an equation, Representations, Monomials, Functions, Deriving a function, Rates, Time, Length/height  
Algebra  Sentence as Expression, Expression as Sentence, Evaluating Expressions, Similar Terms, Equivalent Equations, Rational Equations  
