…ure seems like a lot of counting backwards to figure out when I should plant my seeds here in Boston. This activity introduces students to the use of the computational power of a spreadsheets to easily count the time between two dates. HSF.BF, HS.M, HSA.REI, HSA.CED, HSN, MP.5 How do you count a Crowd – There will be marches this weekend to support the value of science and respect for our changing planet. In this activity students devise methods for counting the crowd’s actual size. We… 0, 5

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## How much have doughnuts changed?

…y for students who might like to find some other interesting volumes — like the torus. This self-directed activity lets students develop some understanding of a torus volume formula and practice the ability to use algebra to make the formula work better for donuts. Students then try to get a grip of how much actual cake there is in a present day donut or try to measure how much donuts have changed. The activity: Donut-hole-evolution.pdf CCSS: 8.G.C.9, HSA.SSE.A.1, HSA.APR.D.6, HSA.SSE.A.2,… 0, 4

## Fantasy Football

…teachers that want to work on equations with their students or for a group of football fans. You can also read one math teacher’s experience with this lesson at her blog: MightyMiddleSchoolMath. The activity: FantasyFootball-2017.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and we’ve written solutions and some suggestions. FantasyFootball-2017.docx FantasyFootball-2017-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 7.NS.1, 7.NS.2, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, HSA.SSE.A.1, HSA.CED.A.4, HSA.CED.A.2, HSA.REI.B.3 If your… 0, 4

## Doubling your money

…ll your students figure this out? Are there any tricks? Explore investing and exponential growth as your students discover “The Rule of 72.” Also check out this Rule of 72 calculator (or our calculator below) & this video from Khan Academy on the Rule of 72. Rule of 72 activity: doubling-your-money.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel data file and solutions. doubling-your-money.docx Double_your_money_data.xlsx doubling-your-money-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.RP.3, HSA.CED.A.2,… 0, 2

## My teacher says this stream is parabolic. Is he correct?

…th an equation generated by Excel or their calculator, and then use their algebra understanding to rearrange the equation into vertex form. Is the height of the stream where it should be? The Activity: turtle-fountain-grid.pdf For members we have an Excel sheet of the data, a Word doc, and solutions. stream-graph.xls turtle-fountain-grid.doc turtle-fountain-solution.pdf CCSS: HSA.SSE, HSA.CED, HSA.REI, HSF.LE… 0, 3

## Drinks at the Fair

…green refillable mug for $14.99 (free refills on day of purchase, $1 refills on other days) An orange $24.99 mug that includes unlimited free refills all season. The Activity: BuyingDrinks.pdf CCSS: 7.NS.3, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 8.F.2, 8.F.5, HSA.CED.A.2, HSA.REI.D, HSA.REI.C.6, MP1, MP4 For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel file, and solutions and teacher tips. BuyingDrinks.docx Drinks-at-the-Fair.xlsx BuyingDrinks-solution.pdf This activity was contributed by Jason Kibbe,… 0, 3

## Throwing up again

…e 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, 2

## How much can my DVR record?

…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, 2

## Free Flights?

…alizing a rule and then showing algebraically that this rule could never be true. This is great context to work on one variable, multi-step equation solving in 7th grade or high school (under the Common Core Standards). The activity: JetBlueStayAwhile.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, suggestions, and solutions. JetBlueStayAwhile.docx JetBlueStayAwhile-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.EE.4, HSA.CED.A.1, HSA.CED.A.2, MP3, MP4, MP8… 0, 2

## Deflategate

…Common Core Toolbox for the idea behind some of the elements of this activity. The activity: Deflategate.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Deflated.docx Deflategate-solution.pdf CCSS:6.NS.5, 6.NS.6, 6.NS.7, 6.EE.5, 7.NS.1,HSA.CED.A.1, HSA.CED.A.3 Ss loved @yummymath deflated football assignment. I learned some things too! #talkingpoints #SuperBowlXLIX — Lori Barr (@LbarrBarr) January 31, 2015 Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one place at our Bird’s Eye View… 0, 2

## Who had the greatest NBA season ever?

…the expression: Total Offensive Production = p + (2.1)a + (1.05)r + (1.05)b + (1.05)s + (-1.05)t This is also an excellent time to introduce formula use in Excel to your classes. Enjoy! The Activity: best-NBA-season-ever2016.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, an Excel file, and solutions. best-NBA-season-ever2016.docx greatest-season-ever2016.xlsx best-NBA-season-ever2016-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.OA.1 , 5.NBT.7 , 6.NS.3 , 6.EE.2 , 6.EE.3 , 6.EE.6 , 7.EE.1 , 7.NS.3, HSA.SSE.A.1,… 0, 2

## How much do the tickets cost?

## The longest day

…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, 2

## Done with the leaves … now for the snow

…, 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 math… 0, 2

## Figuring planting dates

…troduces students to the use of the computational power of a spreadsheets to easily count the time between two dates. The activity and some sample seed packets. How-many-days-till.pdf SampleSeedPackets.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet with computations, and solutions. How-many-days-till.docx Days-till.xlsx How-many-days-till-solution.pdf CCSS: HSF.BF, HS.M, HSA.REI, HSA.CED, HSN, MP.5… 0, 2