In this activity students will use data collected on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to study functions, predictions, and probability models. Students will track the two hurricanes to see how the paths of the hurricanes affected the Gulf Coast of the United States. Students will use list, graphs, and regression equations to investigate weather predictions.
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher instructions and Data Lists
During the Activity
After the Activity
Review student answers:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary