In this lesson, students will explore through real-world application the differences between Linear and Exponential Growth. This lesson is aligned with Mathematical Common Core State Standards: Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context.
This lesson can also be appropriate for middle grades students as the content is easily accessible at an earlier age.
The Power Point presentation includes graphing, testing and generating hypotheses, and an enrichment or assessment activity in addition to the primary lesson.
Slides have instructional notes included to assist in the presentation of the lesson.