Split Time

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Stay on track to learn about proportions. Scholars watch an introductory video that shows the split time for a runner on an outdoor track. Applying concepts of proportional reasoning, they determine what the runner's split time would be for a shorter indoor track.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a track coach or physical education teacher to help explain split time
  • If multiple tracks are available, try out the situation
Classroom Considerations

  • A familiarity with proportional reasoning is a must
Pros

  • Provides an answer with supporting video
Cons

  • Only includes one situation and problem
Common Core