Our favorite lesson, an interactive experiment that models exponential decay, launches with a loud dice roll. This exploration engages students in lively data collection that motivates interest in key components of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: functions, modeling, and statistics and probability (CCSSI 2010).

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Contributor Notes

Alison L. Mall, sunny@uaa.alaska.edu, prepares secondary school mathematics teachers at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Mike Risinger, risinger_michael@asdk12.org, teaches high school at Service High School in Anchorage

(Corresponding author is Mall sunny@uaa.alaska.edu)(Corresponding author is Risinger risinger_michael@asdk12.org)
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