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Ti-84 In The Classroom, April Mcgivern

#### Ti-84 In The Classroom, April Mcgivern

*Lesson Plans*

*Briefly review the material completed about population studies and predator prey relationships. (Example given prior was “Kaibab Deer” scenario.)

*Introduce the students to the process of graphing using TI-84 calculator. (Students will complete a graph themselves.)

*Provide students with background information and data about population studies of lynx and snowshoe hare.

*Students will understand and be able to explain the relationship between the two species.

Using Arcgis To Analyze The Attributes Of The Service Areas Of Local Public Libraries, Wilson Burgos

#### Using Arcgis To Analyze The Attributes Of The Service Areas Of Local Public Libraries, Wilson Burgos

*Lesson Plans*

Students will: collect, organize, display, and analyze data; make predictions that are based upon data analysis; recognize and apply mathematics in contexts outside of mathematics; use representations to model and interpret physical, social, and mathematical phenomena; build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving; make and investigate mathematical conjectures

Solving Systems Of Equations, Annette Pennella, Claud Brown, Megan Harris, Rachel Viel

#### Solving Systems Of Equations, Annette Pennella, Claud Brown, Megan Harris, Rachel Viel

*Lesson Plans*

Objectives: *Students will be able to translate word problems into algebraic equations. *Students will be able to solve systems of equations graphically.

Exploring The Area Of Rectangles And Their Applications, Brian Cheyne, Bonnie Bush, Dave Iacchetta, Pablo Lopez, Bruce Peachey

#### Exploring The Area Of Rectangles And Their Applications, Brian Cheyne, Bonnie Bush, Dave Iacchetta, Pablo Lopez, Bruce Peachey

*Lesson Plans*

We will explain how to find the area of rectangles using the TI 84 tutorial. We will use “Area Explorer” from Project Interactivate to demonstrate how to find the area of different rectangular shapes. A Pre-designed house plan from GSP will be given to the students (to be loaded in each computer) to simulate a floor renewal. Students will calculate different areas from the house floor plan and collect the data.

Linear Relationships Using Many Tools, Jackie Shantler, Jessica Phillips, Jason Kuehn, John Haag

#### Linear Relationships Using Many Tools, Jackie Shantler, Jessica Phillips, Jason Kuehn, John Haag

*Lesson Plans*

This project is a unit plan that uses technology to teach lessons on Linear Relationships. It incorporates modeling software, graphing calculators, a power point activity and web-based tools to help strengthen students’ skills and understanding. Linear Relationships are also covered in science classes when graphing is studied.

Using Ti Calculator As Data Collector, Bruce Peachey

#### Using Ti Calculator As Data Collector, Bruce Peachey

*Lesson Plans*

Students will become familiar with using their graphing calculators as data collection devices. Students will explore the relationship between displacement, velocity, and acceleration and be able to relate characteristics of each of them graphically.

Cell Phone Rates Comparison Using Stella, Gsp, And Ti, Helen Fox, John Picarella, Beth Hall, Carrie Seitz, Alexis Richardson, Juan Betancourt

#### Cell Phone Rates Comparison Using Stella, Gsp, And Ti, Helen Fox, John Picarella, Beth Hall, Carrie Seitz, Alexis Richardson, Juan Betancourt

*Lesson Plans*

Students will understand the existence of relationships between variables and they can be represented in multiple ways for understanding and analyzing. Recognizing and using the connection between tables and graphs in the solving real world problems.

Properties Of Reflection, John Palo

#### Properties Of Reflection, John Palo

*Lesson Plans*

To help students understand the concept of reflection. Also to help students become more comfortable using Cabri Jr.

Mathematical Simulation Of Rate Of Growth, Lisa Englert

#### Mathematical Simulation Of Rate Of Growth, Lisa Englert

*Lesson Plans*

1. Produce a scatter plot and best- fit model for existing data

2. To interpolate and extrapolate using a best-fit model

3. To explain how limiting factors control populations

4. To prove an understanding of carrying capacity

Graphs On Ti-84, Evan Brauer

#### Graphs On Ti-84, Evan Brauer

*Lesson Plans*

Simultaneously graph numerical data from one population with two different graphs on the TI-84+

Concurrently graph numerical data for two populations on the TI-84+

Learn how to best display the graphs on the TI-84+

Heating And Cooling Of Land And Water Measured With Ti Calculator, Erin Gwara

#### Heating And Cooling Of Land And Water Measured With Ti Calculator, Erin Gwara

*Lesson Plans*

Students will use temperature probes to investigate the heating and cooling of land and water and relate it to specific heat.

Probability Lesson – Theoretical Vs. Experimental, Michelle Dale

#### Probability Lesson – Theoretical Vs. Experimental, Michelle Dale

*Lesson Plans*

• Students will use the Prob Sim application to find the experimental probability of two different events with a set number of trials (flipping a coin and rolling a die).

• Students will complete probability worksheet and find the experimental probability for each event.

• Students will discuss the relationship between experimental and theoretical probability

Results Of Rolling A Set Of Dice, Sarah Jacka

#### Results Of Rolling A Set Of Dice, Sarah Jacka

*Lesson Plans*

We will, as a class, investigate the results of rolling a set of dice. We would like to learn about the outcome when the pair are rolled and their sum is found.

Many students initially predicted that when dice are rolled, each sum from 2-12 is equally likely to be rolled. They assume that since each side of the die has a 1 in 6 chance of being rolled, it would make sense that each sum would have an equal chance at appearing.

We will use many tables, charts and graphs to investigate the students’ claim that each sum is ...

Ecological Footprints, Brian Cheyne, Brigitte Cerra

#### Ecological Footprints, Brian Cheyne, Brigitte Cerra

*Lesson Plans*

Students were asked to evaluate: What impact do we as individual have on our environment? What impact do we as a school have on our environment? In what ways can we reduce the impact we have on our environment?

Party Planning Using Stella, Jody Nagle

#### Party Planning Using Stella, Jody Nagle

*Lesson Plans*

Students involved with this project are planning a winter party for themselves and one friend each. They plan the party set up, supplies needed, cost, and how it will be funded.

Animating Slope And Y-Intercept, Jessica Phillips

#### Animating Slope And Y-Intercept, Jessica Phillips

*Lesson Plans*

In 8^{th} grade math, we investigate graphing lines from equations for the first time. Students learn about the xy coordinate plane, the table of values, the slope and the x and y intercepts. They begin to understand y = mx + b, the general equation for a line. As a teacher, I have encountered many problems while teaching this content without the benefits of technology. It’s my goal to teach the effects of changing the slope and the y-intercept. With traditional methods, we create a table of values and draw a graph by hand, which consumes a lot of instructional ...

The Limits Of Removing Uncertainty: The Role Of Computational Science In Scientific Inquiry, Sean Metz

#### The Limits Of Removing Uncertainty: The Role Of Computational Science In Scientific Inquiry, Sean Metz

*Lesson Plans*

To understand the workings of each program utilized for this project, which are Interactive Physics, Fortran, Microsoft Excel.

Rise In Obesity, Tracy Boughter

#### Rise In Obesity, Tracy Boughter

*Lesson Plans*

Obesity has increased dramatically over the past 30 years. Since obesity is the cause of many illness and diseases it is crucial to help stop this American epidemic. Rate of obesity has in fact caused the Health Association to revise their food pyramid to fit the lifestyles of the American people today. Obesity has in fact become one of leading causes of deaths in America. This has grabbed the attention of many politicians. A current advocate for healthy living is Bill Clinton. It is soon predicted to rise above tobacco in preventable deaths.

One of our goals is to predict ...