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Heating with wood - What's a cord?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Ratio and Proportion Any time math
Do you know what a cord of wood looks like? What size stack is that? What's a thrown stack? What's the dog's name that is standing in front of the wood? How long can I heat my house with that much fue...

Doubling your money

Algebra Number Sense Data and probability Wow factor Any time math
My friend and I were arguing about how long it would take me to double my investment amounts.  How will your students figure this out?  Are there any tricks?  Explore investing ...

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...

The odds of horse race betting

Algebra Number Sense Sports Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Rich Strike surprised everyone at the Kentucky Derby horse race in early May by moving from 18th place at the half-way mark (out of 20 horses) to winning the race. Churchill Downs, the track in...

Are original movies better than their sequels?

Algebra Number Sense Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
We've gathered some data on movie ratings and their sequels and asked students to analyze the data, decide on some analysis and debate (with their mathematical data) which are better ... the origi...
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