…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, 2
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…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, 2
…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, 2
…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, 2
…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, 2