The purpose of these problems is to help students go deeper than simply finding the rates of change (slope) of graphs but to also apply them to contextual situations. The sci-fi context provided in each problem will keep students engaged as they gain a deeper conceptual understanding of functions! Click on each of the included sheets below to get detailed information.
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8.F.2 Comparing Rates of Change: Be with the Force!
8.F.2 Comparing Rates of Change on Graphs: A Space Defender Challenge
8.F.2 Comparing Rates of Change: Space Racing
Answer Keys for each sheet
Two cooperative learning structures
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