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Sharing Teaching Ideas
Sharing Teaching Ideas: A Simulation to Model Exponential Growth

Elizabeth Appelbaum 

October 2000, Volume 93, Issue 7, Page 614

Abstract:
A simulation using dice-tossing students in a population cluster to model the growth of cancer cells. This growth is recorded in a scatterplot and compared to an exponential function graph.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Games / Puzzles
Lesson Plans
Teacher
Modeling
Problems