Use the hype to motivate your students on Friday, Monday or Tuesday with one of our four activities on the Super Bowl.
There is plenty of math for everybody…
Super Bowl Numerals – Roman numeral fun. This is your chance to teach the kids about these funny looking numbers they see once a year!
Typical Super Bowl scores – mean, median, mode, range and the most meaningful measure of central tendency in each calculation. Rich open ended questions and problem solving using real data.
How has the cost of Super Bowl ads changed – Has the cost of a 30-second advertisement grown linearly, exponentially, or what over the last 45 years. Accessible and appropriate for anyone from 4th through 12th grade.
Cost of Super Bowl ads – scientific notation, cost per second and student’s opinions of the ads.
And how about some bonus NFL activities:
Losing Teams in the Playoffs A look at the worst teams (by regular season record) to ever make the playoffs in the NFL, NBA and MLB. Fractions, Ratios, Percent.
NFL Franchise Values A look at the actual value of each NFL team. Reading graphs and then looking at the concept of mean through fair sharing or redistributing. Concepts and authentic data… delicious.
Tebow Time? A look back at Tim Tebow stats by quarter in an effort to determine when is Tebow Time?
Fantasy Football A look at how to play one of America’s most popular games: Fantasy Football. Formula calculations, algebra expressions and stats… and football.