# Triple Crown possibilities, 2015

…per hour and miles per minute of horse racing, and learning about the measures of “hands” and “furlongs”. A lot of CCSS are addressed in this task. This is a very “number operations” heavy lesson full of rational number operations and conversions, see CCSS below. triple-crown2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. triple-crown2015.docx triple-crown2015-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 5.MD.1, 5.NF.1, 5.NF.7, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3… 0, 7

# Drill Bit Fractions

…ions. When we ask students to think about what the numerators could be we assume students are thinking in whole numbers. If appropriate for your class or particular students you could open the numerator to all rational numbers. CCSS: 3.NF.3, 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2 The activity in print: Drill_Bit_Fractions.pdf And for members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Drill_Bit_Fractions.docx Drill_Bit_Fractions_Solutions.pdf Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one place at our Bird’s Eye View… 0, 6

# Losing team in the playoffs, 2015

…determine which team had the worst record if many of the teams played a different number of games? Seems like a good time for students to think about ratios, percent and proportionality in a familiar context. Enjoy the playoffs … and the math. CCSS: 4.NF.2 , 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6.RP.3 , 7.RP.3 The Activity: losing-team-in-the-playoffs2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, teaching suggestions and solutions. losing-team-in-the-playoffs2015.docx losing-team-playoffs-solution.pdf Here is… 0, 6

# NFL Math Activities

…lify for the playoffs? Who was the worst team ever to make the playoffs? In this activity students explore teams in the three major US sports who have made their playoffs with a losing record. How will they determine which team had the worst record. 4.NF.2 , 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6.RP.3 , 7.RP.3 Rush or Pass – Are teams better off if they have a great passing game or a great rushing game? We have four scatter plots to be made and analyzed in this activity. 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.8,… 0, 24

# Olympic reflection

…math to help get perspective. The activity: 2014Reflections.pdf Students can use either an Excel spreadsheet for the data or a pdf of the data. Olympic2014data-students.xlsx 2014Olympic-by-the-numbers.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel chart with all of the calculations, and solutions. 2014Reflections.docx Olympic2014data-teacher.xlsx 2014Reflection-solution.pdf CCSS 4.NF.2, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3… 0, 4

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