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Is there Treasure in Trash?

More people, more garbage! Young environmentalists graph population growth against the amount of garbage generated per year and find a linear model that best fits the data. This is an older resource that could benefit from more recent data but it still contains a number of interesting extensions and discussion questions. 

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
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