## Reflection: Real World Applications Modeling the Speed of Tsunamis with Square Roots - Section 2: Making a Plan

Like any project given to a group of students, I received a wide range in quality.  Some students turned in the map page covered in calculations like Student Work 1.  Others turned in a much more organized project like Student Work 2a and 2b.  The one thing that I didn’t receive was clearly written explanations.  I think that next year I will include a rubric so that they know exactly what to expect and how they will be graded.  This should improve their work.

Real World Applications: The Final Product

# Modeling the Speed of Tsunamis with Square Roots

Unit 5: Radical Functions and Equations
Lesson 1 of 8

## Big Idea: Students build a plan to determine the time it takes a tsunami to travel.

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Math, modeling, Algebra, Function Operations and Inverses, Algebra 2, radical functions, master teacher project
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### Amelia Jamison

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