# reSolve: Modelling motion – Year 7

This sequence of seven lessons challenges students to use simple equipment to predict, observe and represent motion. They create a series of graphs to represent motion and construct instruments to measure forces in one and then two dimensions. They interpret these representations to develop concepts of force and motion. Each lesson is outlined in detail including curriculum links, vocabulary, materials needed, sample answers, discussion points and student resources. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Maths by Inquiry program.

Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords motion, data analysis, data representation, data collection, reasoning, decimals, division, multiplication

## Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Science, STEM/STEAM, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Statistics, Measurement, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Data representation and interpretation, Decimals, Operating with number, Using units of measurement, Linear relationships
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M7A04
Describe relationships between variables represented in graphs of functions from authentic data

AC9M7N06
Use the 4 operations with positive rational numbers including fractions, decimals and percentages to solve problems using efficient calculation strategies

Numeracy progression Measuring time (P7)
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7)
Interpreting and representing data (P6)
Interpreting fractions (P8)
Multiplicative strategies (P10)
Number and place value (P10)
Proportional thinking (P2)