World Population Milestones

Investigate logistic functions in a world population setting.  High schoolers will create a scatter plot of the world population from 1950 to 2050 to find a logistic function to model the data. They then discuss the end behavior of their logistic model. Graphing calculators are needed.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
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