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Season 12, American Idol

Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Let your student study American Idol viewing figures over the last eleven seasons. Students compare historical season premier and season finale audience size in several different ways to determi...

Lifespan of a meme, the Harlem Shake

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Data and probability
Five friends who skateboard and video tape made up a strange dance one afternoon and filmed it on February 2nd (look it up on youtube!).  Now the whole world knows them and their da...

Snow Days

Algebra Math and Science
Here is a picture  from a recent snowfall at my house.  How Much Snow Did I Get?  Have students make an estimate.  Ask them for a guess that is probably a little to...

My Facebook IPO investment

Number Sense Math and Social Studies
What is an IPO?  Are they always good investments? Students analyze charts and data, learn a little about investing, calculate percent loss (unfortunately), and make some Facebook stock proj...

The tallest structure made of Legos

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Math and Art Ratio and Proportion 3-act tasks Data and probability
Act One: The world record for the tallest structure made of Legos was set in Seoul, South Korea.  Check out this video on youtube! What other questions do you have? Act T...


Algebra Number Sense Sports Ratio and Proportion
Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks most startling player.  His story is exciting in that he graduated from Harvard in 2010 and was not immediately drafted into the NBA.  At first he was...

When is Tebow Time?

Algebra Sports Data and probability
Tim Tebow is the talk of the sporting world.  This Saturday he goes up against Tom Brady and the Patriots in the Playoffs.  I keep hearing about "Tebow Time" and I wonder at what point in ...

Video game console sales

Number Sense Data and probability
Updated November 2022! The video game world is constantly changing and improving. With the recent new products like the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X we wondered what are the best sel...

Unions and Collective bargaining

Math and Social Studies Data and probability
There is a confrontation going on in Wisconsin (2011). Governor Scott Walker is trying to enact legislation that would limit bargaining rights for most public employees in that state ... fir...
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