# Modeling Population Growth

Unit 7: Functions
Lesson 10 of 11

## Big Idea: What will the United States population be in the year 2030? Students use linear and exponential growth models to make predictions and argue about which model is the best fit for the data.

Print Lesson
2 teachers like this lesson
Standards:
Subject(s):
Math, Algebra, function
60 minutes

### Amanda Hathaway

##### Similar Lessons

###### Higher Degree Polynomials, Day 2 of 2
Algebra II » Higher-Degree Polynomials
Big Idea: Students test their mettle against polynomial challenges, comparing graphs to tables and doing long division with unknown coefficients.
Favorites(2)
Resources(14)
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban

###### Parking and Pencils: Step Functions and Piecewise Functions
12th Grade Math » Functioning with Functions
Big Idea: Model situations using unconventional (step and piecewise) functions.
Favorites(3)
Resources(14)
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban

###### Leap of Faith!
Algebra I » Bridge to 10th Grade
Big Idea: Students will find a linear relationship between the number of rubber bands and height.
Favorites(4)
Resources(14)
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban