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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Monod's Nightmare Problem

R. Collins 

May 2007, Volume 100, Issue 9, Page 627

Abstract:
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. ActivitiesĀ  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.

Keywords:
Article
Algebra
Grades 9-12
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher
Lesson Plans