The Lowdown — Life Expectancy: Finding Ratio Relationships

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Your health might very well be affected by where you live. Scholars investigate life expectancy, obesity, hypertension, and physical activity rates using one installment of the Math at the Core MS: ratios series. They work in an interactive to compare these rates in different regions in the US across different decades.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with a health teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Knowledge of ratios and rates is a prerequisite
  • Groups must have computers with Internet access to use the interactive
Pros

  • Provides handouts for the lesson
  • Includes a possible extension activity
Cons

  • None