Students will collect world population data from the Internet, find a logistic model for the data, and use their model to predict future populations.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the Activity.
Collect world population data from the Internet.
Find a logistic model for world population data.
Use their model to predict future populations.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary