The Hermit's Epidemic (MSTE)
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|Jay Hill; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)|
|A project that tracks the spread of a disease on a desert island populated by hermits, using the Internet and other student activities to explore the concept of expected value: How many hermits do we expect to get the disease? A model using dice and an analytical solution are suggested.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Probability, Statistics|
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