Khan Academy

While it is not new, Khan Academy is something worth sharing. Go to http://www.khanacademy.org/ to watch thousands of tutorials for free online.

Comparing Linear and Expontential Functions

Description: In this activity students compare linear and exponential models by listing their characteristics side-by-side in a table.

http://media.mivu.org/mvu_pd/a4a/resources/comparelinexp/index.html

Lilly’s Mussels – A Modeling Exercise

Description: Apply a linear and exponential model to a small data set in order to explore the differences in growth pattern, depending on which model is selected.

http://media.mivu.org/mvu_pd/a4a/resources/mussels/index.html

Make Me Rich


Description: In this activity, students explore a variety of functions through four different payment plans. They must select the best payment plan for different conditions.

http://media.mivu.org/mvu_pd/a4a/resources/makemerich/index.html

Exponential Stations – Explore Exponentials

Exponential Stations

Description: In this activity students learn about the parts of exponential functions by graphing groups of graphs in different stations and identifying similarities and differences of the graphs.

http://media.mivu.org/mvu_pd/a4a/resources/expstations/index.html