Metadata for Tool

Tool Name Runners Activity or Runners
Brief User sets starting position, direction and step size of one or two runners, runs simulation and views graph.
Goal Understanding Distance, Speed and Time (and Slopes, Linear Functions)
Grade 6-9 (6th grade, 7th grade, pre-algebra, algebra)
Strand Algebra and Functions, Algebra
Standard CA 6.AF.2.3, CA 7.AF.4.2, IS 1.AL.2.4, ACT EE 24-27, ACT GR 24-27
Keywords distance, speed, time, runners, slope, linear functions, simulation, applet  
Comments Suitable for 6th-grade on up Runners Activity Worksheets
Source NCTM: http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?id=25037
Discussion Math Forum @ Drexel - MathTools: http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/13171/
Cost Freeware (online) or purchase CD from NCTM
Download Free online only:
Type Java Applet so requires free sunJava player

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