Introduction to Mathematical Biology

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This lesson presents a pair of math circle activities related to biology. The first considers a rabbit population. The second is a game that models a deer population.

The following is a video of Brandy Wiegers leading this session.

http://www.youtube.com/user/MathCircles?feature=mhee#p/u/0/WVU4qseeBNo

The Owls and Voles activity follows this activity at a deeper level.


Double time

I did this lesson at double time because I only had an hour. Look at the complete lesson plan and you can see that if I do it slowed down I like to discuss the elements of developing a mathematical model and discussing more of the modeling process.