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Description:

Barbie Bungee: The consideration of cord length is very important in a bungee jump- too short, and the jumper doesn't get much of a thrill; too long, and ouch! In this lesson, students model a bungee jump using a Barbie® doll and rubber bands. The distance to which the doll will fall is directly proportional to the number of rubber bands, so this context is used to examine linear functions.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-106,Engineering,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508143230059T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,General science,Mathematics,Physics

Language:

English

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