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Growth Creature Lab

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Author:Mike Riedy
Description: This lab ties the growth of creatures into the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity and extends it to logistic growth. The lab shows students how to collect data from the growing creatures and how the data apply to geometry. Sections of the lesson include: Introduction; Can You Measure Up?; Data Collection; Area of Irregular Shapes; Problems; Data Analysis; Fundamental Theorem of Similarity; Graphs and Regressions; Logistics; Problems2.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Tutorials
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, Data Analysis, Graphing of Data, Statistics, Animal Biology

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