Title: I'm Going to Design a "'STUD'y Muffin"
This lesson is an introduction to help students see how people think and react to certain things. This lesson highlights the differences between observational study, experiment, and survey, including biased and unbiased statements.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Standard(s): [MA2015] PRE (9-12) 48: Use data from a randomized experiment to compare two treatments; use simulations to decide if differences between parameters are significant. [S-IC5]
Title: Make a Conjecture
In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students explore rates of change and accumulation in context. They are asked to think about the mathematics involved in determining the amount of blood being pumped by a heart.
Standard(s): [MA2015] AL1 (9-12) 35: Write arithmetic and geometric sequences both recursively and with an explicit formula, use them to model situations, and translate between the two forms.* [F-BF2]