ERIC Number: EJ464603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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From Algebra to Calculus--A Tonka Toy Truck Does the Trick.
Borlaug, Victoria A.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n4 p282-87 Apr 1993
Discusses a classroom presentation using a Tonka toy truck's forward and backward motion that (1) develops a graphical representation of the truck's one-dimensional motion; (2) creates graphs representing constant velocity; (3) leads students to a definition of average velocity; and (4) introduces the concept of instantaneous velocity. (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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