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ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: Exponential Growth and Decay
Description: 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.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans  
Subject: Mathematics
Title: Shrinking Candles, Running Water, Folding Boxes      Add Bookmark
Description: This lesson, from Illuminations, allows students to look for functions within a given set of data. After analyzing the data, the students should be able to determine the type of function that represents the data.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Subject: Mathematics
Title: What's the Function?      Add Bookmark
Description: This lesson allows students to look for functions within a given set of data. After analyzing the data, students should be able to determine what type of function best represents the data. Then, students use regression on a calculator to determine the function that provides the best fit.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12