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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 ...

It's opening weekend for Barbie

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability Funny
This movie is supposed to be nostalgic, clever, funny, and wildly entertaining. We've written an activity that lets students express their excitement (or lack of) in seeing this new movie, st...

Wildfires and particulate matter

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Data and probability
Wildfires in Canada have been spreading dangerous smoke pollution throughout much of North America. What is a dangerous size of particles per cubic meter (PM)? How tiny is th...

Summer Solstice, the longest day

Algebra Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Sunrise on summer solstice at Stonehenge On Wednesday, June 21st, at 10:57 am EDT, the Earth's North Pole will be tilted as far towards the Sun as it will ever be in the ye...

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...

What is an atmospheric river(AR)?

Algebra Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability Wow factor
North America from space. Elements furnished by NASA - https://www.noaa.gov/stories/what-are-atmospheric-rivers How are they ranked? Students become familiar with this weather phenomena and ...

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...

What's interesting about this number?

Algebra Number Sense Data and probability
  Why did we put it on YummyMath today? What do you notice about this number? What do you wonder? Do you think that this happens often in a year?

Death Valley, CA - How hot was it?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
  This picture may have been Photoshopped and not be a true representation.  We blacked out the Fahrenheit reading of this temperature sign at the Death Valley Visitor ...

The new R-naught number

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Data and probability
There's a number used to quantify how fast a virus will spread, the R-naught number.  As the coronavirus spread though out the world, we saw how the threat of infection was measured and und...
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