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Creating a Mathematical Model Using Weather Data

Students explore the concept of mathematical models. In this mathematical model lesson, students create a mathematical model from data from 4 cities over 15 months. Students are told they are working for a weather station. Students find amplitude, period, phase shifts, and determine if the model is a sine or cosine curve.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 11th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Technology
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