ERIC Number: EJ1003678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
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And So It Grows: Using a Computer-Based Simulation of a Population Growth Model to Integrate Biology & Mathematics
Street, Garrett M.; Laubach, Timothy A.
American Biology Teacher, v75 n4 p274-279 Apr 2013
We provide a 5E structured-inquiry lesson so that students can learn more of the mathematics behind the logistic model of population biology. By using models and mathematics, students understand how population dynamics can be influenced by relatively simple changes in the environment.
Descriptors: Biology, Population Growth, Science Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics, Models, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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