Title: Exponential Growth and Decay
This lesson on exponential growth and decay involves a variety of teaching resources. There are a variety of websites used to teach and reinforce how to identify exponential growth or decay and how to solve problems relating to growth and decay. There is a lab provided that will help model these concepts being taught and computer based practice on these concepts. Videos are provided that give a picture image of how exponential growth and decay works. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [MA2015] PRE (9-12) 25: Compare effects of parameter changes on graphs of transcendental functions. (Alabama)
Title: Rags to Riches or Riches to Rags?
In this lesson students will apply the interest formulas to make the best investment decision for our fictional character Algebrea Calculique. The students will be provided with a story explaining the situation that Algebrea faces and the investment choices that she has. To present their findings and conclusion, the students will write an expository essay. This lesson integrates mathematics into the writing process.
Title: Are You Liked?
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[MA2015] AL1 (9-12) 17: Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters. [A-REI3]Digital Tool Description: Voki is a creative, easy-to-use tool that helps motivate students and improves lesson comprehension and student participation.