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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...

Is there much of a difference between 99.9% or 99.999%?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science 3-act tasks Data and probability
Use our present need for cleanliness to engage your students.    Does it really matter whether you kill 99.9% of the bacteria or 99.999% of the germs? In this activity, we'v...

How should I cook my turkey?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events
Should I oven bake it, deep fry it or barbecue and smoke it?  When do I have to wake up to begin preparations? How long will the cooking take?  How much will it cost?  How ma...

Does it pay to get educated?

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
 Why should students do well in school, graduate high school, or go on to college?  In this activity median earnings by various education levels are explored.  Students compare t...

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...

What me? Irrational?

Number Sense
We've found that some students believe that the approximation that their calculators show for irrational numbers is exact.  Here's an activity that you can advertise as long multiplication ...

Patriots' Day

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Sports Holidays and Annual Events Ratio and Proportion
In Massachusetts, Monday April 15th, 2019, will be a holiday from school and work.  We celebrate Patriots' Day on the 3rd Monday in April to commemorate the beginning of the Revolutionary War a...

Cheap-otle?

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Math and Food
mage from Chipotle. One of my favorite foods is a burrito.  One of my favorite places to get a burrito is Chipotle. Their food is delicious and environmentally friendly. For Hallow...

How high can a gymnastic score be?

Algebra Number Sense Sports
Gymnasts have just successfully competed in St Louis, Missouri for positions on the USA Olympic team.  As you watch their performances don't you wonder how their scores are determined&nb...

How Many Pennies did Otha Save?

Number Sense Geometry 3-act tasks Data and probability
Otha Anders used picking up pennies as a way to remember to pray.  In this 3-act activity we try to estimate how much he actually collected and stored in 5 gallon water jugs. This ...
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