…ates. How close will they be to the actual time for construction and quantity of LEGO blocks? Additional LEGO Fireman Pics: Clicking on an image opens the fireman’s picture larger, expandable and in a new window. The activity: LEGOfireman.pdf More notes on the model from LEGO, LEGOCustomer-Service.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions with teaching suggestions. LEGOfireman.doc LEGOfireman-solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.G.2, 7.G.6, 8.G.9 ,HSG.MG.A.1, MP.1, MP.2, MP.3 Fireman sign… 0, 5

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# Largest Cup of Coffee Ever!

…stions for some teaching approaches to this task and, of course, our own solution. coffee.doc coffee-solutions.pdf… 0, 3

# Collecting the most candy!

…s activity more useful for 5th or 6th graders or include the whole activity to challenge with a little bit of percent work. Teachers might consider showing the students the images of candy containers above and asking students which they guess would hold the most candy. (You can show the images larger to your class by clicking on each image.) Then ask them what information they would need to calculate those volumes. CCSS: 5.MD.5, 7.G.6, 8.G.9, HSG.GMD.3 candy-bags.pdf For members we have an… 0, 4

# Is this possible?

…Brian Shoemaker, a Newton, MA mathematics teacher, saw this Dunkin Donuts Mazda traveling down the road. He wondered if that size coffee cup could really have coffee in it. Wouldn’t the car rock back on its rear bumper? How much would that much coffee even cost. Let’s try to find out. Big-big-coffee.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Big-big-coffee.doc Big-coffee-solution.pdf CCSS: 8.G.9, HSG.GMD.3, HSG.MG.1… 0, 5

# Gumballs galore

…Show Brian’s video to your class and let your students cogitate, estimate and calculate. Sheet with only a still shot from the video and room for figuring: gumball-image.pdf We have a solution of sorts for members below: gumball-solutions.pdf CCSS: 8.G.9, HSG.MG.1, HSG.MG.2 , HSG.GMD.3… 0, 3

# Rescue of the Chilean miners – The 33

…he new movie opening it is again on topic. Do the math. Students are asked to make a number of volume calculations … the miners living space, the amount of ore in the escape shaft, the lateral surface area of the metal shaft lining, and their survival chamber’s depth under the surface of the earth. The activity: The_33.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. The_33.docx The_33-solution.pdf CCSS: 8.G.9, HSG.GMD.A.3, HSG.MG.A.1, HSG.MG.A.2 Below is the trailer for the new… 0, 3

# Penny Wars

…Act One: Check out all of the pennies! What questions come to mind? If you want the most money, which container should you pick? What information do you need to answer this question? What assumptions must you make to solve this problem? CCSS: 8.G.9 , HSG.GMD.3 Act Three, the solutions: Image One , Image Two , Image Three Teacher-Tips-Penny-Wars.pdf Sequel: Which jar could hold the most pennies? How do you know? Special thanks to Mrs. Mercado for the pic of the pennies!… 0, 3

# 8.G.9

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