Education Technology

World Population

Published on 01/09/2012

Activity Overview

In this activity, students use their graphing calculator to explore world population data from the years 1950-2006. They will develop various equations to model the data.

Key Steps

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    Students will use the calculator program WORLDPOP to get world population data on to their graphing calculator. 

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    Students will create a scatter plot to model the data.

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    Students will find an exponential regression equation using the ExpReg command to fit the data.