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Whelk-Come to Mathematics: Using Rational Functions to Investigate the Behavior of Northwestern Crows (i-Math Investigations)

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Author:Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Description: An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students use rational functions to explore the possible reasons behind the observation that northwestern crows consistently drop a type of mollusk called a whelk from a height of 5 meters.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Multimedia, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Functions, Data Analysis, Graphing of Data, Animal Biology

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