Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Word Problems: Distance = Rate x Time

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this word problem worksheet, students read word problems, and set the information into the distance formula. They solve the formula to determine the distance, rate and time. This two-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Formulas for Problem Solving: Finding Distance, Rate, and Time

For Students 8th Standards
Go the distance in learning about distance, rate, and time. Young mathematicians use an interactive to investigate the relationship between distance, rate, and time. A set of challenge questions assesses understanding of these...
Worksheet
Worksheet Web

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
After reading a one-page passage on how to understand and solve distance/rate problems, young mathematicians answer six word problems that have them correctly set up the formula in order to solve for the distnace, rate, or time in the...
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#### Distance = Rate x Time

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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.
Unit Plan
Bowland

#### In or Out? ... What's Your Decision?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young mathematicians use photos and video clips to determine if a cricket player is "in" or "out." This analysis occurs using scale factors, distance-rate-time formula, and consideration of precision and accuracy.
Lesson Plan
West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Solving and Using Literal Equations

For Teachers 8th - 10th
You literally need to use the resource. Young mathematicians solve geometric problems by using literal equations. They go on to solve distance/rate/time problems by using literal equations — a great progression that helps introduce the...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units II

For Students 6th Standards
How fast is your class? Learners determine the amount of time it takes individuals to walk a given distance and calculate their speeds. Pupils solve distance, rate, and time problems using the formula and pay attention to the rate units.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Pythagorean Theorem to Determine Distance: Neighborhood Map

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Find the distance between various locations in a neighborhood. Scholars use the interactive to find distances between locations on a map. The map is overlaid onto a grid to provide coordinates for each location, and pupils apply...
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NASA

#### Lunar Rover

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the shortest distance/time needed to complete a mission? Groups devise a strategy in order to determine the shortest distance and time connecting two points and a segment. They then use graphing, the distance formula, and a...
Activity
DiscoverE

#### LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

#### Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Indy 500

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Start your engines! Small groups collect data from websites pertaining to the Indianapolis 500 in order to determine average speed per lap and miles in each lap. The lesson requires prior knowledge of the the formula d=rt.
Activity

#### Speed and Following Distance

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How much distance should you keep between your car and the one in front of you? Did you think of an answer in terms of time when the question clearly stated distance? The lesson covers the relationship between distance, time, and speed....
Handout
Del Mar College

#### Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Give your scholars the support they need to work with formulas. A reference page offers definitions and picture examples of perimeter, area, surface area, volume, the Pythagorean theorem, a variety of shapes, and more.
Lesson Plan
Willow Tree

#### Formulas

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Help learners understand the benefits of rearranging a formula. Scholars practice rearranging formulas for specific variables. They also analyze formulas to understand one variable's effect on the other.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Get Me to the Premiere on Time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students discover how to calculate speed, distance, and rate. For this problem solving lesson, students view an episode of "Cyberchase" and use the distance formula to determine the fastest route that the main character in the episode...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Uniform-Motion Problems: Just Playing with Cars

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the concept of the formula for distance. In this formula for distance lesson plan, students time battery operated cars with constant velocity over 15 meters. Students use the distance = rate x time formula to determine...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Snail's Pace

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Time doesn't fly when you're watching a snail cross a sidewalk. Combining the concepts of the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance, rate, and time formula, learners determine how long it takes a snail to go from one corner of a sidewalk...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### City of New Orleans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the United States, most trains operate at a top speed of 100 miles per hour. Scholars use information on the distance and time of a train trip to determine if the train ever reaches a specific speed. They connect pieces of information...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Related Rates

For Students Higher Ed
For this related rates worksheet, students are given various scenarios and determine the distance and rate of each situation. This two-page worksheet contains eight problems.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Distance Formulas

For Students 7th - 8th
In this distance formulas worksheet, students identify and complete 9 various questions that include using the distance formulas to solve. First, they use the formulas given to respond to each of the questions in the tables shown on the...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Volcano

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This resource will blow your mind! Young mathematicians estimate the rate of volcanic lava flow by watching a video. They apply the rate formula to determine how long it would take the lava to reach a city. Let's hope everyone gets out...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Regents Exam Questions: Distance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this distance learning exercise, students solve 12 multiple choice, short answer, and graphing problems.  Students use the distance formula to find the distance between two points.
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