…I’m trying to be more savy about wasting our resources. I have really old fashioned toilets and I’m trying to figure out if I should invest in saving water. Can you help me? The activity: PottyTalk.pdf CCSS: 8.F.3, 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSF.IF.B.4, HSF.IF.B.6, HSF.IF.C.7, HSF.IF.C.9, HSF.LE.A.2, HSF.LE.B.5 For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. PottyTalk.docx HowMuchWaterWeUse.xlsx PottyTalk-solution.pdf Click here to see all of our activities listed in one place…. 0, 8

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# iPhone 7 opening weekend

…ivity the data and sliders are all set to go. Let your students rough out their models & predictions as they work through the activity. The Activities: iphone-opening-sales-bar-graph2016.pdf iphone-opening-sales-scatter-plot2016.pdf CCSS: 8.F.3, 8.F.5, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSF.IF.B.6, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.7, HSF.LE.A.1, HSF.LE.A.2 For members we editable Word docxs; iphone-opening-sales-bar-graph2016.docx iphone-opening-sales-scatter-plot2016.docx an Excel spread sheet of… 0, 7

# Super Bowl ad costs still increasing

…. This could be an awesome activity to do in your class in the days leading up to or right after the Super Bowl, when everyone is talking about those commercials. The activity: expensive-ads2017.pdf For members we have solutions for this investigation, an editable Word doc and an Excel sheet of the costs. expensive-ads2017.docx rising-sb-ad-cost2017.xlsx expensive-ads2017-solution.pdf CCSS: 8.F.3, 8.F.5, 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6a, HSF.LE.A.1, HSF.IF.C.8b… 0, 7

# In honor of Presidents’ Day find out about President’s pay

…ready to be analyzed and modeled. Or discuss Presidential Pay over time using the interactive plot.ly graphs at the bottom of this post. The activity: Presidents-pay2017.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet of our data and graphs, and solutions. Presidents-pay2017.docx presidents-salaries2017.xlsx Presidents-pay2017-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.RP.3, 7.EE.4, 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSA.REI, HSF.IF.4 See our graphs on plot.ly…. 0, 7

# How much should you spend on this sale?

…s graph help you see which price points are the best deal? Act Three: Word doc, solutions and graphs. A great way to sum up the lesson is to ask kids… “if you are going to buy $74 worth of clothes then you might as well buy $______ worth of clothes.” For members we have editable word docs, Excel Files & Solutions: Discounts2014.docx Gap-data.xlsx discounts-solutions2014.pdf Solution-graphed.png CCSS:6.RP.3, 7.RP.3, 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSF.LE.B.5, HSA.CED.A.3 Check out all current Yummymath… 0, 6

# Earthquake magnitudes, Nepal

…rithmic Richter magnitudes. Discuss linear versus exponential growth and if students are ready, get into logs, either base ten or e. You might also use our graph of Richter magnitudes at Desmos.com. earthquake-richter-scaleApril2015.pdf CCSS: 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSF.LE.A.1, HSF.LE.A.2, HSF.LE.A.4, HSF.LE.B.5 For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. earthquake-richter-scaleApril2015.docx earthquake-richter-scaleApril2015-solution.pdf Richter-scale-vs-energy-yield-2.xlsx Check out all… 0, 6

# Done with the leaves … now for the snow

…leaves, because 4×3=12 or 12/3=4. What about 6 people? 6×2=12 or 12/6=2? What about zero people? Can’t happen because nothing multiplied by zero makes 12 and you can’t divide 12 up by zero people. CCSS: 5.G.1 , 5.G.2, 6.EE.6, 6.EE.7, 6.EE.9, 8.F.4, 8.F.5, HSA.CED.2, HSA.REI.10, HSF.IF.4, HSF.IF.5, HSF.IF.7 MP.7, MP.8 The Activity: done-with-leaves2013.pdf For members we’ve added a Word doc and solutions. done-with-leaves2013.doc done-with-leaves2013-solutions.pdf Looking for more real life… 0, 9

# Lifespan of a meme, the Harlem Shake

…February 2nd. Now the whole world knows them and their dance … weird. This is the story of the life of a meme. Students explore the story and amazing growth of this video in the social media world. What can you tell from this graph? Check out our math activity below: Harlem-Shake.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Harlem-Shake.doc Harlem-Shake-solutions.pdf CCSS: MP1 , MP2, MP3 , 8.F.3 , 8.F.5 , HSS.IC.B.6 Thanks to Ben McGraw, Newton, MA teacher, for suggesting this… 0, 5

# Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…t of ads still increasing – The cost of a 30-second Super Bowl ad has continued to rise. Is the rise linear, exponential, something else? Students graph and examine an exponential function, decide on the growth factor, and predict the future. 8.F.3, 8.F.5, 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6a, HSF.LE.A.1, HSF.IF.C.8b Super Bowl Numerals – Roman Numerals, how they are used and surprisingly easy numerals arithmetic. 5.NBT, 6.NS, 7.NS Super Bowl Cheesy pretzel poppers – Students follow a recipe that involves… 0, 29

# Snow Days

…ur Snowfall Rate Per Hour Activity which focuses on graphing and finding average snowfall rates (slope) in this scenario. Students create a graph and determine the average snowfall rate for various periods of time in this story. Which time period had the greatest average snowfall rate? How does this time period’s graph compare to other time periods? Students investigate slope and steepness in an authentic context. Activity: Snow_Days.pdf CCSS: 8.F.5 , 8.SP, HSF.IF.B.6 , HSF.LE.A.2 , HSS.ID.B.6… 0, 4

# Consumer Spending 2016

…storical data to see if there are any patterns in our spending. How does our holiday spending show up in these graphs? What accounts for spikes or drops in spending? What patterns do you notice? Which patterns will likely continue and which patterns won’t? Let the class see, think, wonder and discuss in this timely activity. Credits to Mr. Honner, A leading Math Blogger & Math Teacher from NYC, for the original idea for this activity. The activity: consumer_spending2016.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.5,… 0, 4

# Throwing up again

…to get the snow well into the surrounding snowbanks. In this activity students experiment with graphing parabolas and manipulating those equations to try to establish a likely trajectory for a snow-throwing arc. Finally they decide how far someone will have to Throw Up. throwing-up2012.pdf For members we have Word docs and solutions. throwing-up2012.doc throwing-up-solutions2012.pdf CCSS: 8.F.5, HSA.CED.2, HSA.REI, HSG.MG.3… 0, 3

# Why Does it Stay in Orbit?

…for the last time. The six astronauts on board docked this morning at the International Space Station to join the 6 astronauts and cosmonauts who live at the ISS. Combine current events, Earth science, and parabolic motion in your math class. Students will use their understanding of exponents and practice converting speed and distance from metrics to US customary units to complete this exercise … and, they will learn about space science in the process. CCSS: 7.G.4, 8.F.5, HSA.CED.2, HSA.REI,… 0, 3

# Parabolic Pee

…Mr. Mark’s new little baby can make some amazingly tall streams. Give your class a little chuckle as you introduce them to parabolic motion with this very short analysis of Mr. Mark’s baby’s talent. CCSS: 8.F.5, HSA.CED.2, HSA.REI, HSG.MG.3 Parabolic-pee.pdf Solutions for members are below. Parabolic-pee.doc Parabolic-pee-solution.pdf… 0, 3

# Black Friday, football, and giving

…7.EE3 Consumer Spending – Students look for patterns in an historical view of the times of year tha we spend money. They look for spikes and drops in spending and hypothesize which trends will repeat and which movements are a one-time event. 6.SP.5, 8.F.5, HSS.IC.6, HSS.ID.3 4th down – should you punt kick or go for a field goal? This is two activities. One is on graph reading. This is perhaps suitable for younger students. The other activity is on data analysis and the creation of the chart… 0, 18