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PALS Breathing Worms
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Highlights: Activity exploring the scaling of surface area and volume of worms.
Abstract: In this activity, students investigate how quantities such as surface area and volume scale with size. Students then use this information to understand why physics sets limits on the size of worms. The activity helps students build and evaluate mathematical models and develop Excel skills.
Resource Types: In-class activity, Lab, Instructor supplement, Restricted access, Pre-class assignment
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PALS Breathing Worms

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Copyright:   2021 Alice Churukian, Colin Wallace, Daniel Young, David Smith, Duane Deardorff, Laurie McNeil

License:   CC BY-NC-SA - Attribution, No Commercial uses and Share Alike. Derivative works must have the same license.

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