Education Technology

Outbreak

Published on 08/13/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will explore a geometric sequence related to an outbreak of the flu, extrapolate to make predictions based on given data.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF 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 with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity. If desired, discuss the extension with students.