Growing Bacteria Colonies

Students investigate exponential growth.  In this exponential growth instructional activity, students grow two types of bacteria colonies.  Students record the bacteria growth over the course of a few days.  Students make a scatter plot of the bacteria growth and find a line of regression to fit the data.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2001
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