…quantities that they are familiar with. Simply enjoy the season with this slightly creepy activity … metric and customary units, size and weight comparisons, and blood-sucking bats. The activity: VampireBats.pdf CCSS: 2.MD, 4.MD.A, 4.NF.C,5.MD.A, HSN, HSM For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions with teaching suggestions. VampireBats.docx VampireBats-solutions.pdf Consider starting your class with this National Geographic video. Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one… 0, 1

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# Happy 14th B’ak’tun!

…area of the Americas and their numerical skills as you study what all of the “end of time” fuss was about. Students review working with base 10 and learn about working with base 20 … sort of. Enjoy the math and the history. Mayan-calendar.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Mayan-calendar.doc Mayan-calendar-solution.pdf CCSS: 4.NF, 5.NBT, 6.NS, 8.EE, HSN.RN… 0, 1

# Let’s get rich

…tric mean of the growth rates. Older students can apply nth roots and write exponential functions to model investment growth over time. The Activity: Let’sGetRich.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet of our data calculations, and solutions and teaching tips. Let’sGetRich.docx LetsGetRich.xlsx Let’sGetRich-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.RP.3 ,HSF.LE.A.2, HSF.LE.B.5, HSN.RN.A.2, HSM… 0, 1

# Leicester City Foxes – from underdogs to Champions

…Recently, to the surprise and elation of England and the world, the Leicester City Foxes became the winners of the British football association’s Premier League. What was the big deal? Let’s look at what this win will mean for the team and its players. The activity: LeicesterFoxes.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. LeicesterFoxes.docx LeicesterFoxes-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, HSS.ID, HSF.IF, MP4, HSN… 0, 1

# Alarming ice cracks on Brunt Ice Sheet in Antarctica

…ing ice crack is forcing the Halley VI British research station in Antarctica (shown above) to be moved. Fear of a huge break-off from the ice sheet is alarming not just to the scientists on the station but to all of us. At what rate is this crack growing and how large will this iceberg be when it breaks off? Click below for the activity: The activity: HalleyVI-ice-base.pdf CCSS: 6.G.A, 7.G.A, 7.G.B, HSG/GPE.B.7, HSA/CED.A.2, HSG/SRT.A.1, HSN/Q.A.1 For members we have an editable Word docx and… 0, 1

# Figuring planting dates

…e 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, 1

# How Old Are You?

…tivity as a way to introduce or review unit conversions (see the example from the Arizona CCSS flip books below): CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.3.D : Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities. Finally, students can double check their estimates & calculations using this TI calculator: The activity: How_Old_Are_You.pdf CCSS: 4.MD.1, 4.MD.2, 5.MD.1, 6.RP.3, HSN.Q.A.1, MP1, MP7 For members we have an… 0, 1

# Shrinking Toblerone

…ideo news story on the delicious shrinking Toblerone bar here. Two sizes of Toblerone bars are now configured differently. How much did they lop off? How much did the price per gram of chocolate change? Is the price per gram still the same, if not how might you adjust the price of the products to make it fair? How much could you buy for $1.00? Could you have designed it better? The activity: toblerone-reduction.pdf CCSS: 5.MD.3, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.G.6, HSN.Q.A.1 For members we have an editable… 0, 1

# Earth’s Perihelion

…17 then on Earth’s aphelion, July 3rd, 2017, and figure out how long it will take to get to the sun leaving now in a school bus, a car, an airplane, a space craft, or in an “n” miles per hour vehicle. perihelion2017.pdf And for members we have an editable Word docx and solutions/teacher tips below. perihelion2017.docx perihelion2017-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.3, 6.NS.1, 7.RP, 7.NS.2, HSN.Q, HSA.CED.1… 0, 1

# In the Cloud

…1 TB of space free. What on Earth is a TB? How should I save my files? In this activity students learn about computer memory, KB, MB, GB and TB. They compare four different cloud providers and estimate their own cloud storage needs. The activity: MegasGigasTeras.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. MegasGigasTeras.docx MegasGigasTeras-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.MD.1, 6.EE.1, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3, 7.SP.8, 8.EE.1, HSA.SSE.B.3, HSN.RN.A.2 Consider opening the activity with this cute… 0, 1

# Wheel of Theodorus

…this project! This is only 1 awesome example! pic.twitter.com/3dTSi0Q6tW — Rachel Lynch (@rachellynchmath) May 15, 2015… 0, 1

# Saffron and paella

…Clicking on this image will open it larger in a new page. How long will it take me to make my fortune? This is a very rich task involving conversions, patterns, spatial reasoning and modular arithmetic. Great for a class activity or challenge work for high performers. Paella.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions with teaching tips. Paella.docx Paella-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.OA, 7.RP, 8.SP, HSS, HSN Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one place at our Bird’s Eye View… 0, 1

# Bits, bytes, and nibbles

…in comparison. I decided to practice with the numbers a bit to try to get a better understanding. Perhaps you and your students need some practice with this as well? Try it out. Bits&Nibbles.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Bits&Nibbles.doc Bits&Nibbles-solutions.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.2, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.EE, 7.SP, 8.EE.1, HS.modeling, HSN.Q, HSS.CP.9… 0, 1

# Chocolate heart-shaped raspberry cake

…ll 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: Valentine’s activities And… 0, 1

# Doubling your money

My friend and I were arguing about how long it would take me to double my investment amounts. How will 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…. 0, 0