Reading Airline Maintenance Graphs

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Airline mechanics must be precise, or the consequences could be deadly. Their target ranges alter with changes in temperature and pressure. When preparing an airplane for flight, you must read a maintenance graph. The second lesson of the series gives pupils an opportunity to become the mechanic and test their skills at reading the graphs.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create an interdisciplinary lesson with math and science classes working together
  • Provide classes with a set of data to create their own maintenance graph using regression analysis and compare the samples provided
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires time for collecting and preparing materials
Pros

  • Offers questioning techniques and strategies
  • Includes answer keys for all student work
Cons

  • None
Common Core