A Tall Story

Students investigate the growth rate of a man named Bob Wadlow.  In this growth rate of a man lesson, students determine if the growth rate of this particular man was normal or abnormal.  Students bring in data of their height over time and create a scatter plot of their data.  Students compare their growth rate with Bob.  Students compare the average growth rates of males and females at various ages. 

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1998
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use