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Happy Pi Day

Holidays and Annual Events
6 Activities for π day!  Click on the download pdf button at the bottom for the activities. For adventurer memebers, we have the...

Vampire bats + Mosquito eating bats

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events
Ooooo. Scary!  In this first activity on vampire bats we've given lots of interesting metric and customary unit facts and asked students to relate those sizes to more familiar objects.  Si...

How many hot chocolate scoops do I need?

Number Sense Math and Food 3-act tasks Any time math
Even though it is now Spring, here in New England we are still chilled and hope that some hot chocolate will warm us up.  Clicking on the above image will take you to Brian's movie of makin...

Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo

Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events Current events Ratio and Proportion
Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is an annual celebration of the 1862 Mexican victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. It has now evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture. Cinco de May...

How old are you?

Algebra Number Sense Ratio and Proportion Wow factor
We usually give our ages in years, but that isn't very precise is it?  In this activity students find their age in days, hours and minutes.  First students take two minutes to estimate the...

Penny Wars anew

Geometry 3-act tasks
Act One: Check out all of the pennies! What questions come to mind? If you want the most money, which container should you pick? What information do you need to answer this questio...

Do caffeinated drinks have similar amounts of jolt?

Geometry Math and Science Math and Food Ratio and Proportion
We found this interesting caffeine infographic at visual.ly. Wonderings? How many McDonalds coffees do I need to get the same amount of caffeine that I would get i...

Monster cake

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food Ratio and Proportion
Jodie Berman, a high school math teacher in Chicago, loves mathematics and loves to cook.  We've created an activity based on her Monster Cake (composed ...

Can you show that the Pythagorean Theorem works?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry
Use this activity to help your students work through the meaning of the Pythagorean theorem. Pythagorean theorem experiences are often skill and drill work with contrived right triangle problem...

How big is this hornet really?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Current events
Egad !!!!   Giant Asian hornets have now migrated to Washington state and British Columbia.  Even though they are sometimes called "murder hornets" their stings aren't fatal.  The...
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