Lesson 27 Accelerating the acceleration

Lesson plan

Piagetian Level  
3 B
Mature
Formal






‘If the grain mountain really is the same pattern as explosions and cell growth, then there must be something else that stops the process’
‘if you look at the increase in change in height for the rocket, you can see that the acceleration is constant (2 metres more for each second)’ ‘if the increase of the increase is increasing ALSO at a constant rate then you have a much more powerful function’
3A
Early
Formal
‘speed of balloon is constant, but the rocket is accelerating’ Finds the square for 1000 tonnes by continuing the table
2B*
Concrete
Generalisation
‘the rocket keeps on speeding up’
2B
Mature
concrete
Middle
concrete
Episode 1
Familiar speed functions
Episode 2
The doubling function

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