Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.

Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
Temperature's Effect on Insect Populations.
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Here is an activity sure to challenge your student using the steps of “Bloom’s taxonomy”. This activity will take each student on a journey to investigate if any relationship exists between the air temperature of a given area and the size of an insect population based upon given data. We will start with basic concepts such as dependent and independent variable, create a table from the data provided, graph the data, evaluate an equation of best fit from given computer generated graphics, and identify a relationship that may exist between the variables. As an option and a more advanced look into this problem, the teacher could require each student to use a spreadsheet software to generate the graphs and equations of best fit. If the teacher decides to perform the optional task, then they should download the Free “how to incorporate a spreadsheet software” manual and present it to the class prior to performing this activity.
Use this activity with your pre-algebra students and beyond.
A solution guide will be provided for each step of this activity.

Common core standards covered in this activity include 6NS.C.8, 6EE.C.9, 7EE.B.4a, and 7EE.B.4b.

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