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Social media plot

Scientists from the University of Oxford are studying how information and misinformation can spread across social media platforms.  Mathematical models can be used to help predict how information might spread. 

In this activity pupils plot a series of graphs and use them to interpret, predict or describe the spread of information.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students can successfully plot graphs

  • Students can use graphs to estimate values



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