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Thinking with Mathematical Models

Investigation 1 Exploring Data Patterns

The three Problems in this first Investigation engage students in collecting and analyzing patterns in experimental data and in number sequences. They provide experiences with both linear and nonlinear phenomena and lay the groundwork for using mathematical functions as models… Continue Reading →

Student Pages Thinking with Mathematical Models Investigation 1

Investigation 1 Student Pages Index Investigation 1 Problem 1.1 Problem 1.2 Problem 1.3 ACE Questions Inv 1

TWMM Problem 2.5 Amusement Park or Movies

Students use their knowledge about linear models, equations, and inequalities to reason about related sets of linear data. Content ACE Materials Resources Problem 2.5 (1 day) 26-34, 44-55 Centimeter Grid Paper Graphing calculators Chart paper and markers Teaching Aid 2.5:… Continue Reading →

TWMM Problem 2.4 Boat Rental Business

Students use tables and graphs to estimate solutions to linear equations and inequalities and use symbolic reasoning to find exact solutions. Content ACE Materials Resources Problem 2.4 (1 day) 20-25, 43, 64-68 Labsheet 2.4: Rentals Labsheet 2ACE: Exercise 20 Coordinate… Continue Reading →

TWMM Problem 2.2 Up and Down the Staircase

This Problem introduces the termĀ slopeĀ and gives students opportunities to practice developing linear equations from information given by graphs and tables of values. Content ACE Materials Resources Problem 2.2 (1 day) 6-8, 57 Labsheet 2.2A: Graphs Labsheet 2.2B: Tables Labsheet 2ACE:… Continue Reading →

TWMM Problem 2.3 Tree Top Fun

The setting for this Problem is the business of operating a Tree Top Fun attraction. Students extend their understanding of and skill in writing linear equations for conditions expressed in words, tables, and graphs. Content ACE Materials Resources Problem 2.3… Continue Reading →

TWMM Problem 2.1 Modeling Linear Data Patterns

Students use their knowledge about linear models, equations, and inequalities to reason about related sets of linear data. Content ACE Materials Resources Problem 2.1 (1 day) 1-3, 35-36 Labsheet 2.1A: Models Labsheet 2.1B: Models Labsheet 2ACE: Exercise 3 Centimeter Grid… Continue Reading →

TwMM Investigation 2 Models and Equations

The five Problems in this Investigation review and extend student understanding and skill in formulating and applying appropriate linear functions when given problem conditions and/or experimental data. The first Problem develops ideas for modeling linear data patterns, including use of… Continue Reading →

TwMM Problem 1.3 Custom Construction Parts

Students look for differences in the patterns of change for a linear relationship and a nonlinear relationship by examining construction of trusses and staircase frames made of uniform steel rods. Content ACE Pacing Materials Resources Problem 1.3 3-6, 27-32, 34,… Continue Reading →

TwMM Problem 1.2 Bridge Length and Strength

Students conduct another experiment to explore a nonlinear relationship as they test how bridge length is related to strength. They look for patterns in their collected data and use the patterns to make predictions. Content ACE Pacing Materials Resources Problem… Continue Reading →

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