Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow
Students investigate the growth of population dynamics using lynx and snowshoe hares. In this algebra lesson plan, students create a graph of the population growth and analyze the data of the graph.
9th - 10th Math 5 Views 18 Downloads
Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Graphs of Exponential Functions
What does an exponential pattern look like in real life? After viewing a video of the population growth of bacteria, learners use the real-life scenario to collect data and graph the result. Their conclusion should be a new type of graph...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Logistic Growth Model, Abstract Version
Here learners get to flex some serious algebraic muscles through an investigation of logistic growth. The properties of the constant terms in the logistic growth formula are unraveled in a short but content-dense activity. Moving...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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