AlgNet/GeoNet: A Union City School District Summer Enrichment Program
Using technology not simply to do things better, but to do better things.

SHAPE UP!

The direction you move, the speed you travel, and the rate at which you change your direction and speed all have an effect on the shape of a Distance-Time plot. Would it be possible to use these factors to plot specific shapes on the calculator while moving in front of the CBR? Is it possible to plot any shape you desire on the screen? What determines if a shape can be plotted by your motion in front of the CBR?

Objectives

In this activity you will:

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