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Get a Half-life!

Students explore decay functions and the half-life of a substance. Through an M&M activity with calculators, students collect and graph data. They determine the linear, quadratic and exponential functions of the graph. Students estimate the half-life of their M&Ms.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Included Materials
  • Worksheet