This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and is intended to help them develop the understanding of how use population information to compute population changes and develop population models to make predictions.
Before the Activity
Set up your TI-Navigator System
Make sure you are familiar with the basic functions of TI-Navigator: Send to Class, Collect from Class, Screen Capture, Quick Poll and Activity Center
Review the attached teacher document
Download the attached activity resource files to your computer
During the Activity
Generalize patterns using explicitly defined and recursively defined functions.
Follow the activity procedures outlined in the attached .pdf document
After the Activity
Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.