HSF-LE.A.1b

Recognize situations in which one quantity changes at a constant rate per unit interval relative to another.

 
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Bunnies and Exponential Growth

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions
Hilary Yamtich
Oakland, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students experience and describe exponential growth by looking at exponentially increasing bunny populations.

 
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Counting the Change: Linear, quadratic, or exponential? (Day 2 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore rates of change to identify function types and find patterns that help them to identify and define exponential functions.

 
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Explore the Rebound Height of A Ball

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To compare an exponential decay function to an exponential growth function in the previous day's lesson from a table using the equation y=ab^x.

 
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bouncing balls
   

Comparing and Contrasting Linear and Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare linear and exponential functions, and, learn about actual and theoretical data.

 
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Counting the Change: Linear, quadratic, or exponential? (Day 1 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore rates of change to identify function types and find patterns that help them to identify and define exponential functions.

 
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linear v quad v exponential resized image
   

Sorting out the Change

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students identify the type of function (linear or exponential) which represents a situation & writes equations to model these situations.

 
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piggy bank
   
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work collaboratively to teach each other the similarities and differences between arithmetic and geometric sequences!

 
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Creating and Interpreting Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work collaboratively to model different real world application of exponential functions!

 
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Exponentials Functions Unit Test

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will demonstrate their learning of Exponential Functions in this formal assessment.

 
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exam
   

Review Lesson on Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work in groups to review key concepts to solidify their understanding and use of exponential functions!

 
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Emerging Pictures: Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students plot points that satisfy and do not satisfy a linear inequality until they see a picture emerge in their graphs.

 
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Comparing Investments: A Math Assessment Project Classroom Challenge

Algebra I » Unit: Everything is Relative: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Everything is Relative: Linear Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare simple and compound interest problems as a backdrop for distinguishing between linear and exponential functions across representations!

 
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Two Methods, One Equation: Finding the Boundary Line

Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Hey, how did you find that line? Students examine two different ways to find the equations of boundary lines and work to understand why they are equivalent.

 
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Increasing, Decreasing, or Constant?

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students can identify the initial value when the input is 0, and determine the output and the slope of the line from a table, graph, and words.

 
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distance and speed graph
   

Linear and Exponential Functions Project

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Show what you know. Students work on a poster project to show patterns of change in linear and exponential functions.

 
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functions project
Common Core Math
 
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