Predicting Bridge Strength via Data Analysis (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 3: Linear Functions
Lesson 19 of 20

Objective: SWBAT collect data to model the dead and live weight of paper bridges and use the line of best fit to make predictions from the data.

Big Idea: On Day 2 of this lesson the students focus on the analysis of their data and scatter plot, present their findings, and compare their findings with other students.

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Math, Hands On, Math, Analysis, Compare Student work, Closure, paper bridges, pennies, write the equation of a line of best fit, prediction equation, scatter plot
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paper bridge project
 
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