Instructional Activity# Example 2: Bacterial Infection

Lesson 22. Unit 4. Grade 6 EngageNY

EngageNY10 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 22, Unit 4, Grade 6. Modeling of exponents in real life leads to our next example of the power of doubling. Think about the last time you had a cut or a wound that became infected. What caused the infection? When colonies of certain types of bacteria are allowed to grow unchecked, serious illness can result.