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Zombie Apocalypse (Biology Lesson Plan), Colby Lush, Arcangell Flores Jul 2013

Zombie Apocalypse (Biology Lesson Plan), Colby Lush, Arcangell Flores

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Objectives: Students will be able to use a model of a zombie outbreak to collect data, organize data on an Excel sheet, create a scatter plot with data, and analyze/interpret what the created graphs mean, as well as a couple sample graphs. It seeks to answer the question, “What is the projected human casualty rate?”

Main Activity: Students will run the model on Agentsheets to collect raw data, then record that data onto an Excel sheet, and plot graphs of the data to identify patterns.

Science and Engineering Practices: lesson outline as utilized with this model

1. Asking questions ...


Probability Of Marbles Using Project Interactive, Sandy Mcgreevy Aug 2006

Probability Of Marbles Using Project Interactive, Sandy Mcgreevy

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Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the student will be able to calculate multistage probability with or without replacement by using a web-based activity for a discovery lesson.


Rise In Obesity, Tracy Boughter Jan 2006

Rise In Obesity, Tracy Boughter

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Obesity has increased dramatically over the past 30 years. Since obesity is the cause of many illness and diseases it is crucial to help stop this American epidemic. Rate of obesity has in fact caused the Health Association to revise their food pyramid to fit the lifestyles of the American people today. Obesity has in fact become one of leading causes of deaths in America. This has grabbed the attention of many politicians. A current advocate for healthy living is Bill Clinton. It is soon predicted to rise above tobacco in preventable deaths.

One of our goals is to predict ...