Ivy Smith Grows Up

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Babies grow at an incredible rate! Demonstrate how to model growth using a linear function. Learners build the function from two data points, and then use the function to make predictions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the extension ideas to develop challenge questions for early finishers
  • Form groups to collaborate during the task
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should already be familiar with writing linear equations using two points
Pros

  • Provides a worked out answer key with explanations
  • Uses an interdisciplinary approach by connecting mathematics and health sciences
Cons

  • Assumes a linear model for data that is not linear