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Starbucks sales (Updated!)

Number Sense Math and Food Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Time to give students some authentic math on a topic they will surely be interested in ... Starbucks!  We ask and answer a few questions in this activity. About h...

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...


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...

Occupy Wall Street protest is growing

Number Sense Math and Social Studies
   The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement has grown since it began on September 17th.  Students can look at charts that show percent mentions of the demonstrations and calculate the p...

Everything Royal Wedding

Algebra Number Sense
  Friday, April 29, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. will be the much talked about wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Engage and inform your students in an investigation of percents...

Oil Spill Tragedy

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies
As of May 28th, 2010  it is believed that the early estimate of 210,000 gallons of oil (around 5000 barrels) per day of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico was much too low. The flow rate was r...

First ipad

Number Sense
Image by catalyststuff on Freepik Use Brian's activity to analyze its costs, price per GB, and sales prediction...

Geometry of Flooding

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science
In 2010, March was so rainy that flooding was the topic of every newscast and many, many conversations. The picture shows how students went home from school in Wayland Mass. on Mar...
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