# Distance Teacher Resources

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#### Balanced Assessment: Exemplar High School Packet

The Exemplar High School Balanced Packet is a collection of 19 assessment tasks designed to test scholars’ knowledge of Algebra 1 concepts. Learners create graphs that represent how things change over time, build functions to model...

Khan Academy

#### Distance Formula

Explaining the distance formula as "an application of the Pythagorean Theorem" might relieve some of your young mathematicians who are scratching their head at all the new concepts. Sal demonstrates how to take the distance between any...

Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Interpreting Distance–Time Graphs

Pre-algebra protégés critique a graph depicting Tom's trip to the bus stop. They work together to match descriptive cards to distance-time graph cards and data table cards, all of which are provided for you so you can make copies for...

University of Colorado

#### Distance = Rate x Time

Every year, the moon moves 3.8 cm farther from Earth. In the 11th part of 22, classes use the distance formula. They determine the distance to the moon based upon given data and then graph Galileo spacecraft data to determine its movement.

Virtual Nerd

#### How Was the Distance Formula Derived?

Are you working on the distance formula? Derive the distance formula and help your learners by showing them the logic behind the distance formula. This practical video should help conceptual understanding and is appropriate for in-class...

Curated OER

#### What Is the Distance Formula?

Find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane. How is that done? Let's take a look at the distance formula. What's the distance formula? Well, it's a form of the Pythagorean Theorem. How? Watch the instructor diagram and...

Curated OER

#### How Do You Find the Distance Between Two Points?

Learn how to use an algebraic formula to find the distance between two given points on a coordinate plane.

Curated OER

#### How Do You Figure Out the Rate Traveled if You Know Distance and Time?

If you know two values and are looking for a third, you can set up an equation and solve to find your answer. In this problem you know distance and time, and you are looking for rate of speed. Use the distance formula to set up your...

Curated OER

#### How Do You Figure Out the Rate Traveled if You Know Distance and Time?

University of Colorado

#### Planetary Distances on the Playground

Earth is 149,600,000 km, or 92,957,130.4 miles, from the sun. Young astronauts create an interactive model to learn the distances between planets. Nine groups, each representing a different planet, are spread around at class-calculated...

Curated OER

#### What is the Formula Connecting Distance, Speed, and Time?

The formula for uniform motion, meaning something is moving at a constant speed, is d=rt. This involves distance, rate, and time. If the word problem gives two of any of these values, the third unknown value can be found.

Curated OER

#### A Distance and Time Problem Example

Through solving a word problem involving a train, the learner in this video describes how to complete a time vs. distance equation. This would be a useful resource because it provides a step-by-step explanation of the process.

CK-12 Foundation

#### Finding the Distance Between Two Points: Lesson

Point out an application of Pythagoras. The segment of an essential playlist on geometry provides a quick review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Using a right triangle to show the positions of two points, the presenter calculates the...

Krista King Math

#### Distance Between Two Points

How does the Pythagorean Theorem become the distance formula? The video instructor begins by explaining the application of the distance formula. She then shows graphically how the distance formula is just an extension of the Pythagorean...

Curated OER

#### Displacement vs. Distance Worksheet

Displacement is a foundational concept for physics pupils. If they are having trouble discerning it from distance, this activity can help clear things up. The first page is essentially a piece of graph paper. It has a compass rose and a...

Curated OER

#### The Distance and Midpoint Formula

In this college level mathematics worksheet, students solve use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing side of a right triangle and explore the connection between the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance formula. Students also...

Curated OER

#### Dependence of Light Intensity on Distance

Hopefully you have a sensor interface for your physics class to use with graphing calculators when collecting data with a light sensor. If so, read on. Use this resource for learners to predict and then test whether or not the intensity...

Curated OER

#### Points, Regions, Distance and Midpoints

In this college level coordinate geometry worksheet, students identify and graph points on a coordinate plane, find the missing side of a right triangle, determine the distance between two points, and find the midpoint of a line...

Google

#### Midpoint and Distance Foldable

Support young mathematicians with learning the concepts of midpoint and distance with this foldable resource. Offering both graphic examples and written equations, this reference clearly demonstrates for students how these key terms...

Curated OER

#### Go The Distance Car Construction

Students build and program a car to drive a specific challenge distance.They must at the end of the lesson, have the car that stops the closest to a challenge distance.

EngageNY

#### The Distance from a Point to a Line

What is the fastest way to get from point A to line l? A straight perpendicular line! Learners use what they have learned in the previous lessons in this series and develop a formula for finding the shortest distance from a point to a...

Crash Course

#### Distances

How can you determine the distance between two objects when one is incredibly far away? Discover how early astronomers and mathematicians calculated quantities such as the distance between Earth and the Sun in an insightful video. The...

West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Talking About Distance, Rate and Time

Connect the tortoise and the hare fable to mathematics. Learners first identify key terms related to distance, rate, and time. They then solve distance/rate/time problems using different representations.

EngageNY

#### Distance and Complex Numbers 2

Classmates apply midpoint concepts by leapfrogging around the complex plane. The 12th lesson in a 32 segment unit, asks pupils to apply distances and midpoints in relationship to two complex numbers. The class develops a formula to find...

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