Great professional athletes make a lot of money. In November slugger Giancarlo Stanton signed a thirteen year contract for over $325 million with the Miami Marlins! Did you know that professional athletes have to pay an amazing amount of federal, state, and sometimes even city tax?
Let your students experiment with their graphing calculators to create a nice 4th of July display? We've written a brief activity that questions students about manipulating parabolas, adjusting their calculator windows, and helping them celebrate the Fourth. Or consider using Desmos or Geogebra to create these fireworks. Enjoy!
My dog, Jorge, has just turned 10 years old. He seems like a puppy to me but I wonder how old he is when compared to a human's age. He's definitely not 70 or is he? Hmmmmmm ...
Read tables and graphs, describe relationships between variables and consider proportionality:
Cute little birds. Piping plovers are presently nesting on beaches along the Atlantic coast. Consequently beaches are often roped-off or closed to protect their nests and chicks. Is this conservation working? What should the numbers be like after so many years of protection?
Allow your class to appreciate the issue by viewing one of the videos that we've supplied and then do some analysis.
On Sunday, June 21st, at 12:39 pm EST, the Earth's North Pole will be tilted as far towards the Sun as it will ever be in the year. This marks the longest day of the year and the summer solstice in the Northern hemisphere ... a time that has been revered for centuries.
In this activity, students compare length of daylight to place latitude while studying the correlation, evaluating Excel generated formulas, and appreciating the significance of this date.
Blueberry Muffins is a short activity that asks students to change the amounts in a blueberry muffin recipe to multiples of and fractions of a ¼ cup measuring cup (multiplication and division with unit fractions).
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CCSS: 4.NF.4, 5.NF.7, 6.NS.1, 7.NS.2
Thank you Mother and Father for all of those diapers
Which is a better deal, cloth or disposable diapers? How much did you cost your parents in diapers? In the future how much could your kid's diapers cost? Help students realize all that mom and dad went through in buying and changing diapers.