Learning objects Laptop wrap – a slippery slope

TLF ID M016265

Distance, midpoint and gradient are investigated as students design an Excel spreadsheet and make a Smart Notebook presentation on ski-lifts. Students then contribute to a discussion on the steepest street in the world. 




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for addressing the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics content descriptions in Year 9 related to gradients, midpoints and distances on the Cartesian plane. A ski-slope provides a practical context for a technology-based exploration.
Year level

9; 10

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Learning area
  • Mathematics

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Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.