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New Review Rising Gas Prices – Compounding and Inflation
Financial literacy skills and exponential models are connected by the compound interest formula in this task centered on inflation calculations. Collaborative learners get experience collecting data from the given websites and exploring various aspects of exponential models.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Word Problem Solving- Exponential Growth And Decay
Concepts from the last few videos, particularly exponential growth and decay functions, are covered in this video about word problems. Viewers can apply their new (or growing) algebraic knowledge to solve the word problems along with Sal.
7 mins 7th - 11th Math 10 Views 25 Downloads
Introduction to Exponential Functions
This lesson begins with a review of linear functions and segues nicely over its fifteen examples and problems into a deep study of exponential functions. Linear and exponential growth are compared in an investment task. Data tables are used to explore and practice the idea of common ratios to recognize exponential functions.
8th - 10th Math 37 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
NUMB3RS Activity: Exponential Growth
Mathematicians investigate exponential growth by exploring two different options for receiving allowance. Students use technology to compare a linear function with a constant rate of growth to a function that grows exponentially where successive values change by a constant multiplier.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Calculating Exponential Growth
There can be a steep learning curve when teaching about exponential growth, but the lesson plan helps kids make sense out of the concept. When talking about exponential growth of viruses, learners may not be very interested, but when you are talking about money, engagement levels shoot up exponentially!
5th - 12th Science 31 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential power, as well as the power of one, will be connected to a historical event as a way for the class to make connections to real-world events.
5th - 7th Math 33 Views 152 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Graphing at all Levels: It's a Beautiful Thing!
Mixing math and art is done in this lesson by applying graphing knowledge to create a unique piece of art. This lesson varies acording to the graphing knowledge of the artist. First, learners identify and review various types of graphing techniques using a PowerPoint, and interact with a number of websites to reinforce graphing lines, quadratics, exponentials, and conics.
8th - 12th Math 50 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these applications including creating tables, graphs, and equations.
9th - 11th Math 62 Views 199 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exponential Growth and Decay
Quiz your middle and high schoolers on solving exponential growth and decay. First, they evaluate for a variable given the second variables value. Then, they graph an equation that illustrates the exponential growth or exponential decay of an equation.
8th - 10th Math 13 Views 119 Downloads
Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation
Math and science come alive in this career-related lesson on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly these critters multiply!
6th - 12th Math 32 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is Exponential Growth?
Exponential functions often involve the rate of increase or decrease of something. When it's a rate of increase, you have an exponential growth function! The instructor discusses exponential function and how to determine if a value makes it a growth pattern.
7 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Snail Invasion
Exponential growth is modeled by learners as they analyze and interpret the data presented in this real-life scenario centered on the destructive invasion of the Giant African Land Snail. Learners get a touch of history and practice using and manipulating exponential equations.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
NUMB3RS Activity: Chains and Pyramids
Watch an episode of the TV show, NUMB3RS and then explore the mathematics of chain letters and pyramid schemes, both of which involve geometric progressions and exponential growth. They discuss why both are dangerous and illegal.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Biological Models with Differential Equations
Explore differential equations by using models representing growth and decline. Using calculus, learners will investigate exponential and logistic growth in the context of several models representing the growth or decline of a population. Most of the models have a closed-form solutions.
12th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
Explore exponential growth with this interesting scenario: You can either have $1000 a year for twenty years, or you can get $1 for the first year, $2 for the second, $4 for the third, etc, doubling in amount each year for twenty years. Middle and high schoolers graph each option to see which one will yield more money in the end.
8th - 10th Math 16 Views 70 Downloads
Exploring Exponential Growth and Decay Functions
Students differentiate between exponential growth and decay. In this algebra lesson, students solve exponential equations using properties of exponents. They use the Ti calculator to graph and analyze their functions.
9th - 11th Math 8 Views 75 Downloads
How Do You Solve a Word Problem with Exponential Growth?
Does this word problem describe exponential growth? Is something increasing? Is it increasing at a constant rate? How much is it increasing? Use the function formula for exponential growth to figure out this problem.
7 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads