# Real-World Math with Vernier

* Real-World Math with Vernier: Connecting Math and Science* contains 32 activities that explore real-world mathematical applications of concepts from algebra through calculus.

## Description

*Real-World Math with Vernier* includes 32 activities covering concepts such as linear, quadratic, and periodic functions; statistics; systems of equations; and many more. The activities found in the printed book are written for use with TI-Nspire™ technology.

*Real-World Math with Vernier* is a revision and compilation of the earlier Texas Instruments publications *Real-World Math with the CBL 2 and LabPro* and *Real-World Math Made Easy*, and the Vernier publication *Real-World Math with Computers*.

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Included with *Real-World Math with Vernier*

### Electronic Version

- Complete student activities with materials list, step-by-step instructions, data tables, and questions
- Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
- Instructions for data collection with the following data-collection programs:
- EasyData (TI-83/84 Plus calculators)
- DataQuest (TI-Nspire handhelds and computer software)
- Logger
*Pro*3 (Vernier computer software) - Teacher Information section for each activity with complete directions for setting up activities, helpful tips, and sample graphs and data
- Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
- A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

### Printed Lab Book

When you buy the printed lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the electronic version, plus a printed copy of the book.

## Sensors and Interfaces for Experiments

View the sensors used for the experiments in this book that work with your calculator.

## Activities

Select an activity below to view objectives, standards correlations, or download a preview.

### Motion Detector (18)

- Walk the Line - Straight Line Distance Graphs
- Spring Thing - Newton's Second Law
- Stretch It to the Limit - The Linear Force Relation for a Rubber Band
- What Goes Up - Position and Time for a Cart on a Ramp
- That's the Way the Ball Bounces - Height and Time for a Bouncing Ball
- Walk This Way - Definition of Rate
- Velocity Test - Interpreting Graphs
- From Here to There - Applications of the Distance Formula
- Bounce Back - The Pattern of Rebound Heights
- Swinging Ellipses - Plotting an Ellipse
- Tic, Toc: Pendulum Motion
- Up And Down: Damped Harmonic Motion
- How Tall? Describing Data with Statistical Plots
- Meet You at the Intersection: Solving a System of Linear Equations
- Clock Design: Period and Length of a Simple Pendulum
- Graph It in Pieces: Piecewise Defined Functions
- Stepping to the Greatest Integer: The Greatest Integer Function
- Crawling Around: Parametric Plots

### CBR 2 (16)

- Walk the Line - Straight Line Distance Graphs
- What Goes Up - Position and Time for a Cart on a Ramp
- That's the Way the Ball Bounces - Height and Time for a Bouncing Ball
- Walk This Way - Definition of Rate
- Velocity Test - Interpreting Graphs
- From Here to There - Applications of the Distance Formula
- Bounce Back - The Pattern of Rebound Heights
- Swinging Ellipses - Plotting an Ellipse
- Tic, Toc: Pendulum Motion
- Up And Down: Damped Harmonic Motion
- How Tall? Describing Data with Statistical Plots
- Meet You at the Intersection: Solving a System of Linear Equations
- Clock Design: Period and Length of a Simple Pendulum
- Graph It in Pieces: Piecewise Defined Functions
- Stepping to the Greatest Integer: The Greatest Integer Function
- Crawling Around: Parametric Plots

### Stainless Steel Temperature Probe (3)

### Voltage Probe (1)

### Microphone (1)

## Correlations

### National and State Standards Correlations

Meet your state and national curriculum standards with experiments from *Real-World Math with Vernier*.
National and State Standard Correlations

## Sample Download

Preview "Funnel Volumes - Volume and Weight" from *Real-World Math with Vernier*. The preview download includes student instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.

## Ordering Information

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