…mals 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, and gold beads. Students get a… 0, 8

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# Fantasy Football

…ents or for a group of football fans. You can also read one math teacher’s experience with this lesson at her blog: MightyMiddleSchoolMath or have your kids compete in a kid friendly Youth Fantasy League: https://www.youthfantasyleague.com/ The activity: Fantasy_Football_2014.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and we’ve written solutions and some suggestions. Fantasy_Football_2014 FantasyFootball2014-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,… 0, 6

# 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, 3

# 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, 4

# Macy’s Star Rewards Points

…s like 100 = 0.1x – 25 in order to find the amount necessary to spend to come out $100 ahead. 8th graders and high school students can go through a similar process and focus more on thinking about inputs and outputs as well as the functional relationship between the variables. The activity can easily be extended to consider slope and y-intercept while studying linear relationships. The activity: Macy’sRewards.pdf CCSS 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 8.F.4, HSA.CED.A.1, HSA.CED.A.2, HSF.LE.A.2 For members we… 0, 4

# 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, 4

# Drinks at the Fair

…for $4.69 A 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… 0, 4

# 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, 4

# 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, 4

# 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, 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

# Figuring planting dates

…ents 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, 3

# Why Does it Stay in Orbit?

…st 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, HSG.MG.3… 0, 3

# Souvenirs and concessions

…t very little support will be needed from the teacher. This is a good way to begin systems. Even students who are not yet ready to solve systems will find these problems solvable by logic or with our variable sum chart below. sports-systems.pdf variable-sum-chart.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. sports-systems.doc sports-systems-solutions.pdf CCSS: 8.EE.8, HSA.CED.3, HSA.REI.6… 0, 3

# How long until they collide?

…tudents have worked for a while and you have traveled around and selected some students and their work to share, show the rest of the video. This is also a great opportunity to talk about the dangers of distracted driving. CCSS: 8.EE.7, HSA.REI.B.3, HSA.CED.A.1 For members we have included a solution sheet and teaching suggestions. CarA-crashing-into-carB-teacher.pdf Thanks to our friends Kim Lequire and Kyra Mercado for telling us about this video. Check out all of our activities at our Bird’s… 0, 3