This investigation is from Advanced Algebra Lesson 5.8: Applications of Logarithms from Chapter 5: Exponential, Power, and Logarithmic Functions. Students will find a relationship between temperature of a cooling object and time
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher Resources and Calculator Note PDF files.
Make copies of the Student Activity PDF file for your class.
During the Activity
Find a relationship between temperature of a cooling object and time
Prove that the statements of equality are true
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.