A problem is shared with the class that involves a steady rate. Students are asked to provide input as to how they could use that information to determine values at a given point.
Students use an app to explore changes in slope and how they affect a linear equation in the form y=mx+b
Students relate how various slopes can be found in various real-life situations.
This is a single 60-70 minute lesson for grade 9 students. and is a part of the analytic geometry strand.
Students will require access to a computer or personal device in order to access the app. The app is on a reputable 3rd party site and is free of charge with no need for registration, and no ads.