Algebra Applications: Variables and Equations, Segment 2: Honey Production.
Honey bees not only produce a tasty treat, they also help pollinate flowering plants that provide much of the food throughout the world. So, when in 2006 bee colonies started dying out, scientists recognized a serious problem. Analyzing statistics from honey bee production allows for a mathematical analysis of the so-called Colony Collapse Disorder.
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|Common Core Standards||CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.7, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7|
|Grade Range||6 - 9|
• Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
• Applications of Equations and Inequalities
• Variables and Unknowns
• The Language of Math
• Variable Expressions
|Keywords||algebra, variables, equations, statistics, bees, colony collapse disorder|