XBOX Xpotential

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Touchdown! This is an exponentially insightful lesson that explores the growth of football games with different video game consoles. Class members discuss whether the increase of mergahertz can be described as linear or exponential. The lesson looks at real data and requires the use of exponential models, equations, and predictions to answer questions. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the extension activities for further practice with exponential functions
Classroom Considerations

  • The links to the attachments expire after one day
  • Learners should have prior knowledge of exponents, square roots, and percent increase
Pros

  • A very engaging way to introduce a popular activity with an exponential model
  • The class begins by watching a video on the development of football video games over time
  • Comes with downloadable links to the lesson guide, student worksheet, and extension activities
Cons

  • None