National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

46- Collecting Live Data in Fathom

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
110/112 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Tyler Pulis
Blake Whitley and Hollylynne Lee

  • NCTMDataCollectionFathomHandout041813.pdf (353.8 kB)

  • Collect live data in Fathom by using Vernier temperature probes and motion detectors. Plot functions to fit your data by using sliders to adjust function parameters. Try collecting data to match precreated graphs. Discuss how interacting with live data helps students understand rates of change, function rules, and parameters. Discuss classroom scenarios.

    Presentation Format: 9-12 Gallery Workshop
    Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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