This Thursday, April 28, college football players will be awaiting knowing their futures in the NFL.Every spring, roughly 250 college football players are drafted by NFL teams through the NFL draft. Team rosters, careers, and multi-million dollar contracts are on the line ... This is one of the biggest days of a football players life.
Should a football player be overly concerned with where in the draft order they will be picked? How much does where they are drafted effect their earnings? How does draft pick selection relate to player contracts? Check out the graph below:
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Shoprite is the largest supermarket chain in Africa. The company is presently engaged in increasing their use of solar power to harness the abundant natural resource of solar potential on the African continent. Besides saving the Earth, how big is their investment and how much money will they save?
The activity: Shoprite-and-solar.pdf
CCSS: 4.MD, 5.MD, 6.RP, 7.RP
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.
Thursday, April 22nd is Earth Day - We have 15 interesting activities that support recycling, conserving resources, noticing climate change and protecting our planet.
The shape of Louisiana - At what rate is the state loosing land and wetland? Why is this happening? Will Louisiana ever just disappear? 5.MD, 6.RP.A, 6.GA, 7.RP.A, HSF.IF, HSA.CED, HSM
Weather extremes - Use the open number line and our lists of temperature extremes to make signed number operations and absolute value sensible. Students compare record high and low temps (integers) and use absolute value in order to always find the positive difference. Subtraction of negatives becomes obvious in this lesson.6.NS.5, 6.NS.6, 6.NS.7, 7.NS.1, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.5
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