We’ve gathered some data on movie ratings and their sequels and asked students to analyze the data, decide on some graphing analysis and debate (with their mathematical data) which are better … the original movies or their sequels. Students see what they can conclude from various types of graphs and consider what size random sampling of movies and their sequels is an adequate, representative population of movies. This is a very open ended activity that will allow 6th or 7th graders to… 0, 5

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## 4th down

…ties: 4th_Down_Elementary.pdf & a more advanced version: 4th_Down.pdf For members: 4th_Down_Elementary.doc 4th_Down_Elementary_Solutions.pdf & 4th_Down.doc & 4th_Down_Solutions.pdf CCSS: 7.NS.1 , 7.NS.2 , 7.NS.3 , 7.SP.C.7 , HSS.MD.A.2 , HSS.MD.B.5 , HSS.MD.B.6 , HSS.MD.B.7 Plus here are some other NFL math activities! Watson Saves – Watch the video with your class and use our activity to motivate students to figure out who ran a greater distance by using the Pythagorean Theorem. In… 0, 8

## Extra Point or 2-Point Conversion?

…uctive strategy. Finally, students consider how they could change the point value of the two-point conversion or change the line of scrimmage of either play to make the expected value of both plays nearly equal. The activity: Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion.docx Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, HSS.MD.B.5, HSS.MD.B.6 , HSS.MD.B.7 Check out more NFL math… 0, 6

## Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…wo yard line. Teams have been successful at two-point conversions in the past about 50% of the time and 53% of the time after the first two weeks of the NFL season. So we ask students, which does it make more sense to do? 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, HSS.MD.B.5, HSS.MD.B.6, HSS.MD.B.7 NFL draft picks – Every spring, roughly 250 college football players are drafted by NFL teams through the NFL draft. How much does where they are drafted effect their earnings? 6.EE.9, 8.F.3, HSF.LE.A.1 4th down – It’s 4th… 0, 25

## Thanksgiving, football, Black Friday, and giving

…ou punt kick or go for a field goal? This is two activities. One is on graph reading. This is perhaps suitable for younger students. The other activity is on data analysis and the creation of the chart shown to the right. 7.NS, 7.SP.C.7, HSS.MD.A.2, HSS.MD.B.5, HSS.MD.B.6, HSS.MD.B.7 Watson Saves – Watch the video with your class and use our activity to motivate students to figure out who ran a greater distance by using the Pythagorean Theorem. In the video Teddy Bruschi says that Watson must… 0, 20

## Can you predict the Bears’ 2015 schedule and win big?

…think there are? What are some likely schedules? Brian and math ed leader/blogger/educator Denis Sheeran collaborated on this engaging activity. The activity: BearsScheduleContest.pdf and BearsScheduleContest.docx Useful information: Bears-Useful-Info.pdf & Past Schedule Info For members we have solutions with teacher tips: BearsScheduleContestSolutions&Tips.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.8, HSS.MD.A.3, HSS.CP.B.9… 0, 3

## Triple Crown hopeful at the Preakness Stakes

…and third events. The activity: Will-AlwaysDreamer-win-TripleCrown.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Will-AlwaysDreamer-win-TripleCrown.docx Will-AlwaysDreamer-win-TripleCrown-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.B.5, 7.SP.C, 8.SP.C., HSS.MD.A More Horseracing activities California Chrome’s lineage – calculating fraction of parentage of this horse. CCSS: 3.NFA, 4.NFA, 5.NFB, 6.RP Triple Crown Possibilities – Tons of calculations and measurements of horses … rates, hands tall,… 0, 3

## Three great World Cup activities

## World Cup draw

…st round of play. Students can study the draw, make observations, and then try to create what they think might be a more fair method for deciding which countries should compete in the opening matches. World Cup Part II – Drawing from pots.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions World Cup Part II – Drawing from pots.docx Drawing-from-pots-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.SP, HSS.MD, MP.1, MP.3… 0, 2