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Will the Barbie movie out-perform Avatar at the box office?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability
The Barbie Movie is still doing well in the theaters.  It has only been 6 1/2 weeks since its debut.  Do you think that it can out-earn Avatar?  Students study the numbers, recognize ...

What do you know about the Hawaiian islands?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability Any time math
We’ve been watching news about the extreme wild fires, draught and winds that have devastated parts of the Hawaiian Islands. Let your students explore Hawaii and better understand its d...

What is heat index?

Math and Science Current events Data and probability
 It's been really hot in many places on our Earth lately. Is some heat more bearable? What is the heat index measure? How does that affect our risks and our tolerance of heat?  How doe...

Father's Day and Juneteenth; 3 Activities

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
For Father's Day (Links to different activities) Thank you Mother and Father for all of those diapers (2015) - Students compare the cost of buying disposable vers...

The 8th billion baby

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
How fast is the world's population growing? Will the world's population size increase indefinitely?  Are all countries' populations increasing at the same rate? What are some of the...

March Equinox - big deal? ... and 5 more Spring activities

Algebra Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Current events Data and probability
   What's with the March Equinox? Does it really affect our lives? Is it just some astronomical occurrence? Students calculate the daylight hours at the March Equi...

Beijing Olympic Schedule 2022

Number Sense Sports Holidays and Annual Events Current events Data and probability
The Winter Olympics begins this week in Beijing. Wikipedia had this schedule of events. We think that there is a lot of information missing and apparent in this graphic. What can you tell, wha...

Just ONE hot dog

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Food Sports Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
A newly released nutritional and environmentally sustainable study shows that eating just one hot dog can take 36 minutes off your total healthy lifespan. How many would you have to eat to lo...

Shoprite's solar energy goals on the African continent

Algebra Geometry Math and Science Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability
  Shoprite is the largest supermarket chain in Africa.  The company is presently engaged in increasing their use of solar power to harness the abundant natural resource of solar potentia...

At least the days are getting longer

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
What's your guess?  How fast are the number of daylight hours changing each day?  Are the changes dramatic or subtle? Students make guesses; compute how l...
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