…temperature factors, and generally become familiar with this sort of interpolation and calculation. Also check out this windchill calculator, which you can use to quickly find the windchill for a given temperature and wind speed. The activity: WindChill.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. WindChill.docx WindChill-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.OA.3, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 8.EE.7, HSA.REI.B.3, HSF.LE.A.1, HSF.LE.A.4, MP.4… 0, 5

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# Earth Day, 2017

…s and appliances. Students use decimals operations, order of operations, graphing, systems and piecewise functions in this activity to help them think about ways to conserve the energy that they use. 5.NBT.3, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.9, 8.EE.8, HSF.IF.C.7.B, HSA.REI.C.6, HSA.CED.A.2 Recycling Mardi Gras beads – Mardi Gras is a last hoorah and is celebrated throughout the world with feasting, partying, and general indulgence. In New Orleans revelers throw and collect purple, green,… 0, 5

# Super Bowl ads and scientific notation

…as they calculate the cost of Super Bowl commercials. After working with these incredible costs, students get to express their opinions about the ads and decide who the marketing was geared towards. The activity: super-bowl-ads2017.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. super-bowl-ads2017.docx super-bowl-ads2017-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.1, 5.NBT.2, 6.EE.2, 8.EE.1, 8.EE.3, 8.EE.4, HSA.SSE.A.1… 0, 4

# How much can my DVR record?

…consider having students use this Two Variable Sum Chart to organize their thinking. The activity: DVR-capacity.pdf For members we have Word docs and solutions. DVR-capacity.docx DVR-sum-chart.xlsx DVR-capacity-solutions.pdf Actual recording time (Picture) Great opportunity for a discussion on why student answers might be different than the actual recording time! CCSS: 6.RP, 6.EE, 7.RP, 7.EE, 8.EE.7, 8.EE.8, HSA.CED.A.1, HSA.CED.A.2… 0, 4

# Bits, bytes, and nibbles

…les that I want to download are in comparison. I decided to practice with the numbers a bit to try to get a better understanding. Perhaps you and your students need some practice with this as well? Try it out. Bits&Nibbles.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Bits&Nibbles.doc Bits&Nibbles-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.2, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.EE, 7.SP, 8.EE.1, HS.modeling, HSN.Q, HSS.CP.9… 0, 4

# The longest day

…tudents compare length of daylight to place latitude while studying the correlation, evaluating Excel generated formulas, and appreciating the significance of this date. The activity: June20/21st.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, solutions, and our Excel sheet of data and charts. June20/21st.doc June20/21st-solutions.pdf latitudes-daylight.xlsx CCSS: 6.EE, 7.NS, 7.EE, 7.SP, 8.EE, 8.F, HSA.APR, HSA.REI… 0, 3

# Steepness and fall hiking

…students will be walking in the woods and mountains to enjoy the colorful leaves and the cool weather outside. Let them combine what they are doing with their families and friends with a little mathematics about percent grade change. Why are there warnings about a 6% road grade change ahead? Why does everyone talk about the vertical gain on a trail that is only 3 miles long? Enjoy using slope and the Pythagorean Theorem in a new way. CCSS: 7.EE.3, 8.G.7, 8.G.8, 8.EE.5, 8.EE.6, HSF.IF.B.6,… 0, 3

# Who can play in this play area?

…ctions for the play area. So who can play in this play area? What combinations of ages and heights are allowed? How can you clearly and concisely show or represent ages and heights that can can’t play in the play area. The activity: Who-can-play-here.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and teacher considerations with solutions. Who-can-play-here.docx Who-can-play-here-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.NS, 6.EE, 7.EE, 8.EE.8, HSA.REI.D.12, MP4, MP6 Click on image to see larger. And one more …… 0, 3

# Cost of light bulbs – updated!

…igh school. Students might also want to compare the costs of each bulb over time for various number of bulbs in their home using this interactive Desmos graphing application. LightBulbs2016.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.3, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.9, 8.EE.8, HSF.IF.C.7.B, HSA.REI.C.6, HSA.CED.A.2 For members we have a Word docx, and Excel sheet with loads of data, and solutions and teacher suggestions below. LightBulbs2016.docx Bulbs2016.xlsx LightBulbs2016-solution.pdf Thanking Jason Kibbe,… 0, 3

# Thank you, mother and father, for all of those diapers

…ed with us by Andy Fehlner, 8th grade algebra teacher in Newton, MA. Thanks for sharing this timely activity with us, Mr. Fehlner! Want to see student work? The Blog: “Teaching Math Rocks” changed the title of the activity for High School students and they have provided student work samples. diapers2016.pdf diapers2016.docx diapers.xlsx diapers2016-solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.EE.9, 7.EE.4, 8.F.2, 8.F.4, 8.EE.8, HS.F-IF.8.B, HS.F-LE.2, HS.F-LE.5, MP7, MP8… 0, 3

# Video game download

…ps define the start and end of downloading time in the same way? How long should it take to download a game that is: 10 blocks? 500 blocks? Any number of blocks? video-game-download.pdf video-game-download-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.NF, 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.EE, 8.EE.5, S-IC Sequel: Sometime later I downloaded another game. The video below begins that moment right after I hit “download.” How many blocks of data does the game take up? After you have completed your problem solving and have a solution go to… 0, 2

# New Horizons spacecraft observes Pluto

…now how many miles or kilometers an AU is to figure this out? For members we have calculations for these 3 questions and some more information about the instruments on board the New Horizon probe. NewHorizonsProbe&Pluto.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.3, 7.RP.3, 8.EE.3, 8.EE.4, HSF.BF.A.1 This activity gives a great opportunity to connect math & science. Students can work with rate conversions with standard or scientific notation. Students can model & solve these questions with functions. What other… 0, 2

# Electoral College vs the Popular vote

…ork Times, Electoral College 101. You might also find it useful to play around with this interactive Electoral College Simulator. It can help kids see just how important winning some key swings states can be. Our Electoral College math activity (really good for social studies too) … + a great cartogram showing the relative voting size of each state. The Activity: electoral-college2016.pdf Cartogram-for-keeping-track.pdf CCSS: 6.EE, 7.RP.A, 8.EE, HSG.MG.A, MP.4 For members we have an editable… 0, 2

# The perfect bracket

…eams 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 up with… 0, 2

# In the Cloud

…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 Consider… 0, 2