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Thirst Dilemma (Drinking in the Desert)

Ninth graders explore linear functions.  For this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders collect and analyze date as they investigate the question of how long will water last if you are trapped in a desert.    Students create scatterplots of their data, examine the patterns, and use the data to make predictions. 

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Grade
9th
Subjects
Math
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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