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).
Alison L. Mall and Mike Risinger
Jon D. Davis
Using technology to explore the coefficients of a quadratic equation leads to an unexpected result.