Kids grasp the power of exponential functions with this fun hands-on activity and contest. The challenge is to see how many times you need to fold a piece of paper so that the thickness is the distance from the earth to the moon. During the contest, students are asked to complete an exponential table while folding the paper.
Lesson Plan - Editable Word document. Madeline Hunter Lesson Plan format.
Activity Handout - Editable Word document.
Activity Key - Editable Word document.
Contest sheet - Editable Word document.
Data and Exponential Graphs - Editable Excel spreadsheet.
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