Translating Functions

Description: In this activity students learn about and practice how to translate functions, and identify translations from equations of functions.

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

Categorizing Patterns and Relationships

Description: In this activity students explore the characteristics of various function families by comparing the patterns in six different tables of values and identify which type of relationship is shown in each one.

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

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