Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Brutus" - The Crowded Ballroom

Published on 11/21/2006

Activity Overview

In the episode, Charlie and Amita help the FBI model real-time crowd control dynamics in a crowded ballroom. In this activity, students will develop a method for determining the size of a crowd in a ballroom (or any other setting).

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore Web sites and questions from the Extensions Page.