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Holiday shipping

Algebra Holidays and Annual Events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Now that the shopping season has begun, it's time to get the packages to your homes.  Two big companies take care of a lot of that shipping.  How do they manage that? The mechanis...

Wrapping presents on the diagonal

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Holidays and Annual Events
 Dr. Sara Santos is a popular mathematician and speaker on mathematics.  She has worked out a method for wrapping boxes (rectangular prisms) as efficiently as possible. (W...

Holiday soda displays

Algebra Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events
The holidays are coming! We found these timely soda displays made up entirely of 12-pack of Coca-Cola products. What questions do you have?  Start out the activity by giving kids 30 ...

Moneymaking holiday movies

Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Which movie do you think is the highest grossing holiday movie of all time (click on the movie to see its trailer)? How the Grinch Stole Christmas,  Elf,  The Santa Clause &nbs...

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade 2019

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Holidays and Annual Events
 As we get ready for next week's holiday, students can study a map of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, describe, measure and hypothesize why this route was chosen and then calculate...

Consumer spending 2018

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Data and probability
Graph from Wolfram Alpha Consumers in the U.S. spend a lot of money. In this activity we look at historical data to see if there are any patterns in our spending.  How does our holida...
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