Designing Models to Simulate Actual Events Using a Random Number Generator on a Graphing Calculator
Learners explore the concept of theoretical probability. In this theoretical probability lesson, students use the calculator to simulate events such as rolling a dice, flipping a coin, or drawing a card.
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Modeling a Context from Data (part 2)
Forgive me, I regress. Building upon previous modeling activities, the class examines models using the regression function on a graphing calculator. They use the modeling process to interpret the context and to make predictions based...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Exponential Functions
This instructional activity 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....
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Experiments and the Role of Random Assignment
Time to experiment with mathematics! Learners study experimental design and how randomization applies. They emphasize the difference between random selection and random assignment and how both are important to the validation of the...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
It Creeps. It Crawls. Watch Out For The Blob!
How do you find the area of an irregular shape? Class members calculate the area of an irregular shape by finding the area of a random sampling of the shape. Individuals then utilize a confidence interval to improve accuracy and use a...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed