Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Monod's Nightmare Problem
May 2007, Volume 100, Issue 9, Page 627
An activity about e. coli to focus on teaching volume, surface area, and graphic modeling. Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics. The author uses the growth of e. coli to discuss exponential growth.
Geometry & Measurement