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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...

DST ends November 5th, 2023 - strange happenings

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Current events
In this activity students try to figure out how time settings will change as they move from place to place and in the serious weirdness of Arizona and the Navaho and Hopi nations.  What variables...

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...

Justin Verlander's lunch bill

Algebra Number Sense Sports Ratio and Proportion Any time math
In the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers and went on to play (and lose to) the Boston Red Sox in the finals. Evidently the population of Los Angeles held a grudge wi...

Ice Cream Day - July 16th; 2 activities

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events Current events Ratio and Proportion
All the ice cream that you can eat   All the ice cream that you can eat for only 10 cents!  Wow, that's a great deal!  How great a deal was tha...

Triple Crown hopefuls at the Preakness

Sports Holidays and Annual Events Current events Data and probability
Credit: AP Photo/Garry Jones Saturday, May 20th 2023, will be the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness is the secon...

Two 12s or one 18?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food
A little more pizza fun before Pi day! Which should we order and why? Two 12-inch pizzas or one 18-inch pizza?  Which will give you more pizza? More crust? Which is the better deal?  ...

Do I have enough wrapping paper?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Holidays and Annual Events 3-act tasks
In this problem based activity students first guess and then try to calculate whether they will have enough paper to wrap this present without taping pieces of wrapping paper together. Con...

Inflation and the cost of gasoline

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies Ratio and Proportion
In 1980, one gallon of gasoline costs $1.22.  Today's prices are a lot higher.  Is that because the price has gone up or because in 1980 you could buy a lot more than you can buy today for...

Giant Pumpkins 2022

Number Sense Math and Food Ratio and Proportion Data and probability Wow factor
5 pound pumpkin compared to giant pumpkin Let your students marvel at World Record winning giant pumpkins as they use proportions to calculate the quantities of pumpkin puree and th...
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