In our last two FLEX days, eighth grade has done some hands-on work with equations of lines in slope-intercept form. They had to use eight lines to create a snowflake image on a coordinate grid. For each line, they were required to list two ordered pairs (x,y), and write the equation of the line (y=mx + b). One the graphs were drawn, they needed to make a 3D image of the snowflake using materials from our Maker Space. We had some unique choices to build our snowflakes with, including: spaghetti, forks, wooden sticks, pipe cleaners, beads and more!
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