**Mathematical Domains: **Expressions & Equations, Functions

**Standards: **Grade Levels 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: 8.EE.C.8c, HSF-BF.A.1a, HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-REI.C.6, HSA-REI.C.7

**Topics:** patterns, problem solving strategies, non-linear functions, modeling, systems of equations, sum of squares, sum of cubes, recursive and explicit functions, animation

**Grade Level(s):** Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth

**Duration:** Approximately 1 to 2 hours

**Resource:** Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities