What's the Limit?
Middle schoolers complete an activity designed to demonstrate how scientists estimate total population numbers of organisms in the wild. They discuss overpopulation and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect population growth.
6th - 8th Science 25 Views 21 Downloads
New Review Careers in Banking: Working with Exponential Growth
Emphasize the importance of investing and money management at a young age. Pupils create exponential equations to model how different investments grow. The class describes the two investments and look at the effects of the parameters of...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation
Math and science come alive in this career-related lesson plan on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Showdown in the New Wild West
What is the root of the conflict between ranchers and environmentalists? Middle schoolers write their impressions of what an environmentalist is and does. They read the New York Times article "In New Wild West, It's Cowboys vs. Radical...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable