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Rover, Watch out for Rover! for the TI-84 Plus CE

Students take measurements, determine a pattern, make a prediction and then check it in a competition or activity.

Publisher: Texas Instruments Inc.

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags  Distance ,  Linear ,  Measures ,  Predictions ,   ,  Time ,  Velocity

Rover, Watch out for Rover!

Students drive their Rover as close as possible to a toy dog in just one try

Students take measurements, determine a pattern, make a prediction and then check it in a competition or activity.

 

Useful for STEM events, middle school math, algebra and physical science classes.

 

Concepts include:

Proportional reasoning

Measurement and units

Distance, Rate (Speed) and Time

Prediction

Friction

Acceleration

Problem-solving strategies

Simple coding

 

Project Resources 

Download Teacher Document   PDF link   Word Doc  link

Download Activity Presentation   PDF link   Powerpoint .pptx  link

Download Example TI-84 Plus CE 8xp Program File   link  

Download No Coding Required RoverGo TI-84 Plus CE 8xp Program File   link  

 

Learn to do the project yourself 

Download Learn to do the project PDF  link

 

Setting up

NEW September 2019: Update your TI-84 Plus CE, TI SmartView CE emulator software and TI-Innovator sketch link

Download a tutorial on using the TI Connect CE software for program editing and transferring files to and from your calculator  PDF link  

 

 

See other projects at www.TIstemProjects.com

Contact stem-team@ti.com with questions or comments about the project.

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