Document Type

Lesson Plan

Publication Date

7-28-2003

Abstract

This activity involves two simulations with M&M`s® to explore population growth and decay. The follow-up activity, Population Simulations with Calculators introduces NOW-NEXT or recursive equations as an accessible way to model this behavior and expand to other population models.

Comments

Questions, comments or suggestions about this model may be sent to:
Dr. Leigh Little, The College at Brockport

Tools used

Excel

Grade Level

6-9

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