…g 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, HSA.SSE.B.3, HSG.GMD.A.3, HSG.GMD.B.4, HSG.MG.A.1 For members… 0, 5

# 17 search results for ""HSG.GMD""

# Big Aussie tomato

…Clicking on this image will show it larger in a new window. These Aussi tomatoes (the tomato on the left of all of the tomatoes) are huge. How much do you guess one weighs? Can you figure it out? BigTomato.pdf CCSS: 6.RP, 7.RP, 8.G.C, HSG, HSG.GMD, HSG.MG For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. BigTomato.docx BigTomato-solution.pdf… 0, 4

# Dark days – Winter solstice

…eometry/Earth science investigation, we’ve asked students to question the Earth’s latitudinal divisions, recognize its tilt, and appreciate the relationship of these measures and our present dark time of year. winter-solstice2016.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, solutions to the activity, and possible observations and discussions. winter-solstice2016.docx winter-solstice2016-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.G.3, HSG.C, HSG.GMD.4, HSG.MG.1 Another timely post for your class = Understanding and… 0, 4

# Why is it so dark out?

…ve asked students to question the Earth’s latitudinal divisions, recognize its tilt, and appreciate the relationship of these measures and our present dark time of year. winter-solstice2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, solutions to the activity, and possible observations and discussions. winter-solstice2015.docx winter-solstice2015-solutions.pdf CCSS: 7.G.3, HSG.C, HSG.GMD.4, HSG.MG.1… 0, 4

# Rescue of the Chilean miners – The 33

…e 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 movie …… 0, 4

# 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, 4

# Largest Cup of Coffee Ever!

…oaches to this task and, of course, our own solution. coffee.doc coffee-solutions.pdf… 0, 3

# The Blue Marble

…place for a classroom attempt at drawing our continents and oceans on an orange and then trying to create a flat representation of that 3-d construction by peeling it. Let students figure out what problems occur in that translation. Or for Earth Day you could use one of our two previous posts having to do with conservation and recycling; Fat Tuesday or Light Bulbs. CCSS: 6.G, 7.G, HSG.GMD.B, HSG.MG.A… 0, 3

# Chocolate heart-shaped raspberry cake

…nsion would be cubed if all dimensions of the cake were enlarged but in this case (since we didn’t increase cake depth) only two dimensions are enlarged. The activity: Chocolate-RaspberryHeartCake.pdf CCSS: 7.G.B.4, 7.G.B.6, 7.RP.A, 7.EE.B, 8.G.C.9, HSG.GMD.A.3, HSG.MG.A.1, HSN.Q.A, HSA.CED.A.1 For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel computations, and solutions: ChocolateRaspberryHeartCake.docx HeartCake.xlsx cake-solution.pdf For more Valentines day activities try some of these:… 0, 3

# 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, 1

# MAVEN arrives at Mars

…this activity students examine the velocity required to stay in orbit and the velocity required to reach a different planet’s orbit. If you would like to begin this activity with more research on orbit try our previous post Why does it stay in orbit? The activity: MAVEN.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. MAVEN.docx MAVEN-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.B.7, 6.RP.A, 7.EE,B.3, 7.G.B.4, 7.NS, 7.RP.A, 8.EE, HSG.GMD.A.1, HSS.ID.C Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one… 0, 2

# Collecting the most candy!

…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 editable Word… 0, 2

# 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, 2

# Huge Key Lime pie

…muters but our figuring suggests something else. This is a Yummy activity about multiples, proportions, volume and reasoning. Clicking on this image will show you the pie larger in a new window. The activity: UltimateKeyLimePie.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. UltimateKeyLimePie.docx UltimateKeyLimePie-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.MD, 6.RP, 7.G, 7.RP, 8.G, HSG.GMD… 0, 2

# HSG.GMD

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