Algebra I - Power to the Variable - Instructional Unit 2

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Enhanced and Updated - March 31, 2014 - This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

What are the parameters that affect gas mileage in a car and how would you model them? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.2-EO.b.i)
What are the consequences of a population that grows exponentially?


Concepts: Models, quantity, growth, decay, constant rate of change, constant rate of growth, functions, linear functions, exponential functions, exponentially, linearly, quadratically, polynomial function, arithmetic sequence, geometric sequence, relationships, tables, graphs, equations, parameters, equations, inequalities, real world contexts