Extension for Lesson 2.1 - Determining the Equation of a Sine Function Graphically

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Description: In this lesson students will be able to apply their knowledge of sinusoidal functions to determine the equation of a real-life example of cyclic phenomenon. This lesson can be used as a mathematical extension of Tread Lightly 2.1 - Where we stand. Process: Part A - Show video on on polar bears chatting about climate change and engage in short discussion about what students know about climate change. Part B - Finding the equation of a sine graph graphically Part C - Group or pairs activity where students will find the equation for a specific year, using the CO2 concentration data


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