…spin, they still get a $1,000 cash bonus and a bonus spin. http://priceisright.wikia.com/wiki/Showcase_Showdown What are the chances of this happening, of all three contestants hitting $1,000? Extension: This game has been played about 8,000 times as of fall 2016 and this reportedly the first time this is ever happened. How often should this event mathematically happen? The activity: thepriceisright.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, HSS.CP.B.9 For members we have an editable docx and… 0, 11

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# Games with dice

…t. You might use this dice simulator with the class to help students better understand that as sample size increases, experimental probability should get closer and closer to theoretical probability. games_with_dice.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, S-MD.1, S-MD.5, S-MD.6 Here are game boards for playing Skunk: SKUNK_GAME_BOARDS.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. games_with_dice.doc games-with-dice-solutions.pdf SKUNK game directions: Each letter of SKUNK… 0, 10

# Odds of winning the Triple Crown

…= Grand Slam! Never done before. How do you calculate compound probability? Skip the betting odds and deal only with the odds that one horse could win 3 amazing races. June 6th is the Belmont Stakes race … the last race in the Triple Crown. Can AmericanPharoah beat the odds? Figure it out. Watch and see! horse-odds-2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. horse-odds-2015.docx horse-odds-2015-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, S-CP.2 Want more Triple Crown? Check out… 0, 6

# In the Cloud

…ead buy 10, 20, or 50 GB? At Flikr I can get 1 TB of space free. What on Earth is a TB? How should I save my files? In this activity students learn about computer memory, KB, MB, GB and TB. They compare four different cloud providers and estimate their own cloud storage needs. The activity: MegasGigasTeras.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. MegasGigasTeras.docx MegasGigasTeras-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.MD.1, 6.EE.1, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3, 7.SP.8, 8.EE.1, HSA.SSE.B.3, HSN.RN.A.2… 0, 5

# The perfect bracket

…ow many reams of paper would you need to print all of those brackets? Let’s do the math! Also, check out the video below that explores your odds of picking all games in the tournament perfectly. The math activity: Perfect-Bracket.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.3d , 7.SP.8 , 8.EE.3 , 8.EE.4, HSS.CP.B.9 , HSF.LE.A.2 For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Perfect-Bracket.docx Perfect-Bracket-solution.pdf Note: The last problem in this activity asks students to determine how a math professor came… 0, 5

# Can you predict the Bears’ 2015 schedule and win big?

…ules do you think there are? What are some likely schedules? Brian and math ed leader/blogger/educator Denis Sheeran collaborated on this engaging activity. The activity: BearsScheduleContest.pdf and BearsScheduleContest.docx Useful information: Bears-Useful-Info.pdf & Past Schedule Info For members we have solutions with teacher tips: BearsScheduleContestSolutions&Tips.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.8, HSS.MD.A.3, HSS.CP.B.9… 0, 4

# World Cup – How many ways?

…h round is a knock-out round … if you lose then you are out. Let your students enjoy learning about what they are watching and question what and how much each team must do. There is so much math in the World Cup games. Enjoy! CCSS: 4.NBT.4, 7.G.1, 7.SP.8, MP.1 The activity: WorldCup-part-III.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. WorldCup-part-III.docx WorldCup-part-III-solution.pdf Also check out our two other World Cup math activities: World Cup teams rankings How the… 0, 4

# Stacking Jack

…The video could be helpful for “cementing” the permutation formula, but only after kids have had ample opportunity to develop the formula on their own through the context of the Stacking Jack problem. Act Three: StackingJack-Act1-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.8 , HSS.CP.B.9 Sequel: I forgot that five of the six colored parts can be flipped over to make many more unique Stacked Jacks. Factoring this is in and using all parts, how many unique Stacked Jacks can you create? For members we have the… 0, 3

# Lunar New Year, 2017

…28th. This will be the year of the Fire Rooster. The year name is a combination of 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches creating a sequence of year names that eventually repeat. 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-year2017.pdf CCSS: 6.NS.4, 7.SP.8, S-CP For members we have an editable Word doc and… 0, 3

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# Three great World Cup activities

….SP, HSA World Cup draw – How did FIFA sort the 32 world’s strongest soccer teams and support each geographic region? Are the first round groupings fair? 7.SP, HSS.MD, MP.1, MP.3 World Cup – How many ways – Students examine the rules and order of play and calculate or count how many games will be played in each group play, by all teams, and by the winning teams. 4.NBT.4 , 7.G.1, 7.SP.8, MP.1… 0, 11