On one of Charlie's boards in a scene from "Protest" shows the Collatz Conjecture, a problem Charlie is working on in his spare time.
In this activity, students will explore different sequences including ones that converge to a number, diverge to infinity, or oscillate sporadically.
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher page.
During the Activity
Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.
After the Activity
Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.