# Tag Archives for range

## New world record pumpkin … and pie

Ron Wallace’s 2,009 pound pumpkin = 1st pumpkin over a ton in weight Let your students marvel at the new world record winning giant pumpkin as they use proportions to calculate the quantities of pumpkin puree and the number of … Continue reading

17. October 2012 by Leslie
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## Hot summer, cold winter

With another extremely hot summer, we wanted to share our hot-summer-cold-winter activity from last summer.  Enjoy and stay cool! In the United States the summer of 2011 was one of the hottest summers on record.  The winters of 2010 and … Continue reading

06. July 2012 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## It sure is cold out … or is it?

Students ponder the relationship between place latitudes and average January temperatures while they try to discover a correlation. Is this a linear or near linear relationship? … averaging, missing data for averaging, line of best fit, Google Earth, world locations, … Continue reading

01. March 2012 by Leslie
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## Giant Pumpkins and Pie

Let your students marvel at World Record winning giant pumpkins as they use proportions to calculate the quantities of pumpkin puree and the number of pumpkin pies that could be made from one of these giants. Students also review measures … Continue reading

05. October 2011 by Leslie
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## NFL Franchise Values

Time for some data analysis centered around the NFL.   Brian has created a new investigation that links student’s for football with their ability to read and interpret bar graphs.  He asks students to compare the value of NFL franchises … Continue reading

11. September 2011 by Leslie
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## Harry Potter

The last of the Harry Potter movies was released this summer and the movie was a huge hit at the box office.  We take a look back at the Harry Potter series and ask kids to analyze actual Harry Potter … Continue reading

07. August 2011 by oldmanmarks
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## Hot Summer Cold Winter

In the United States the summer of 2011 was one of the hottest summers on record.  The winters of 2010 and 2011 have been the coldest since 1993-94. Brian uses these temperature extremes to make signed number operations and absolute … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by oldmanmarks
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