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Distance time graph

This sequence of lessons explores how well students understand the relationship between distance and time, through interpreting distance and time graphs. This is achieved by figuring out the displacement and acceleration of an object, determining speed and velocity. The lessons are accompanied by a PowerPoint and a student prompt sheet.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation, Questioning, Worked examples
Keywords distance, time, speed, veloctiy, displacement, acceleration, negative and positive acceleration

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, English, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Addition and subtraction, Data representation and interpretation, Integers, Time, Using units of measurement
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA180 Investigate, interpret and analyse graphs from authentic data
National numeracy learning progression Additive strategies
Interpreting and representing data
Measuring time

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Inquiry Maths

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