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Cicada swarmaggedon

…ctivity students learn about the length of a life cycle and why a large prime number makes an excellent survival technique. Besides the prime number notes, this 5 minute movie is great for teaching students to command cicadas to move this way or that. Lots of fun. Cicadas.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Cicadas.doc cicada-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.4, 6.NS.4… 0, 5

Year of the Monkey

…the Fire Monkey. The year name is a combination of 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches creating a sequence of year names that repeat every 60 years. (Don’t tell your students this number.) Students explore the least common multiple of two cycles without ever hearing the term LCM. They become a little more aware of Chinese culture and the major significance of this annual event, while they “do the math”. chinese-new-year2016.pdf CCSS: 6.NS.4, 7.SP.8, S-CP For members we have an editable… 0, 3