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In this lesson, students are introduced to rate in the context of music. They will explore beats per minute and compare rates using mathematical representations including graphs and double number lines.Key ConceptsBeats per minute is a rate. Musicians often count the number of beats per measure to determine the tempo of a song. A fast tempo produces music that seems to be racing, whereas a slow tempo results in music that is more relaxing. When graphed, sets with more beats per minute have smaller intervals on the double number line and steeper lines on the graph.Goals and Learning ObjectivesInvestigate rate in music.Find beats per minute by counting beats in music.Represent beats per minute on a double number line and a graph.
Remix of:
Exploring Rate In The Context Of Music
Subject:
Algebra, Ratios and Proportions
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 6, Grade 7
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Date Added:
05/25/2016
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Format:
Interactive, Text/HTML

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