Click and drag the sliders to set the cars speed and starting position.
|Sample question for Level: Algebra 1
Problem: Set RED CAR: Speed=15km/h and Start=24km and
BLUE CAR: Start=0km.Question: If the cars meet in 4 hours, what is SPEED of BLUE CAR? Use the activity to find your answer and then talk about the math. Answer A: Using the activity.
This InterActivity needs ready-to-use in the classroom worksheets so:
Please write me with questions/ideas for using this activity (include grade level).
|Global||Car Race Animated Activity|
|Brief||User speed and position of cars in a race to understand slope and intercept.|
|Grade||6 (or any time after the idea of linear equations - does NOT require explanation of slope and intercept)|
|Strand||Algebra and Functions AF at Math247
Algebra Algebra at Math247
|Standard||CA 6.AF.2.2 CA 7.AF.1.5 Algebra 1 2.5 ACT GR 24-27|
|Keywords||linear, equation, rate, slope, intercept, dynamic, freeware, applet, offline, online|
|Comments||This activity is suitable for younger children - just change the questions!|
|Download||Zip for offline use|
|Author||LFS - contact|
|Type||Freeware - Available for Offline and Online Use - Translatable (html)|
|Use||Requires sunJava player|
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