The Calcumites are Coming!

Students explore the concept of population growth. In this population growth lesson, students graph the population growth of a 'calcumite' which is a made up species whose population grows exponentially. Students plot the data over the course of 9 generations and find an exponential function that models the data.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Algebra I
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2001
Usage Permissions
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