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.