The Hurdles Race

Time

We would like to apologise that our scheduled broadcast of the finals of the hurdles race cannot take place. Instead, the race between Ms Green, Mr Blue and Miss Red will be bought to you by the voice talent of a student from this class! Please stand by for the live commentary.

 

Recently Updated

Halving

Halving

An open-ended investigation challenging pupils to find many different ways to you cut the shape in half. So far this activity has been accessed 4539 times and it is ready for you to enjoy!

Hurdles Race

A Visual Aid

This activity presents a distance/time graph as a real, living graph. The notion of passing time is simulated by the slow reveal of the graph from left to right. A student volunteer giving a live commentary is interpreting the meaning of the graph in a very vivid, familiar way.

Flash version in Full Window

The controls at the bottom right of the panel above can be used by the teacher to control the progress of the race. Running it a second or third time will allow your student commentator to improve their performance.

Introducing distance-time graphs is best done using the Helicopter View animation.

Helicopter View

Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for those learning Mathematics anywhere in the world. Click here to enter your comments.

Suggested

Travel Graphs

Travel Graphs

Test your understanding of distance-time and speed-time graphs with this self-marking exercise.
The short web address is:
www.transum.org/go/?to=travelgraphs

Suggested

Reading Graphs and Charts

Reading Graphs and Charts

Answer real-life problems from different types of graphs and charts including piece-wise linear graphs.
The short web address is:
www.transum.org/go/?to=reading

Suggested

Helicopter View

Helicopter View

A good introduction to distance-time graphs
The short web address is:
www.transum.org/go/?to=helicopter

Apple

©1997-2018 WWW.TRANSUM.ORG