One of the many math resources we provide is a growing collection of math modeling modules students and teachers can use in class. We have a fun one this month! Students will determine whether a set of bones found on Nikumaroro Island might be Amelia Earhart's.
This module includes four activities that guide students in developing a model for predicting human stature from bone lengths by:
Once the activities are complete, students use their models and data on the bone lengths found on Nikumaroro Island to determine whether the bones might be Amelia Earhart's.
To complete this math module, the materials needed are:
Along with the four guided activities, this math module includes:
Download this math module here. It is available to all students and educators with a free COMAP membership.
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