Students investigate exponential growth and discover patterns by exploring different scenarios involving money. They will learn how repeatedly doubling, or multiplying by two, can also be expressed exponentially.
Before the Activity
Download the attached document and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.
During the Activity
Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.
After the Activity
Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.