2-page printable


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Minimum Requirements: A classroom computer with an internet connection and video projector.

Better: With wireless graphics tablet, you can take activity to individual students instead of them coming forward.

Suggested directions for use


Before class:

  • Prepare handouts.
    • Click on above link to open handout.
    • Print out (2-pages) and make copies for students.

In class:

  • Pass out handouts.
  • Start Runner Activity.
  • Activity 1
    • Teacher does a demo race with just a single runner.
    • Have one or two students try races with a single runner and different parameters.
    • Have students complete Activity 1 in the Handout.


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*  The Runners Activity is an NCTM tool.

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