Semester 2 Topic 4 Level H

Task Name : Trip to Melbourne Task Level : H (Year 7)
Semester : 2 Topic : Lines and Coordinates VC Strand : Linear and non-linear relationships
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Equipment Needed : Graph paper
Victorian Curriculum outcome : Investigate, interpret and analyse graphs from authentic data
Task description : Students use the data in the video of Jill’s trip to Melbourne and construct a distance-time graph from it. They then write a story that matches the shape of the graph. Students then construct their own graphs based on changes over time and write stories to accompany them. The filling of various-shaped vessels can be a good model for these graphs and stories.
Assessment options : Photographs of graph, rule, and table.

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Extension tasks: Distance-Time Graphs (Desmos)