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4th down

…th down bot from the NY Times. It weighs in on each 4th down decision from recent games. The activities: 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… 1, 15

4th of July

…g parabolas, adjusting their calculator windows, and helping them celebrate whatever. Or consider using Desmos or Geogebra to create these fireworks. Enjoy! CCSS: HSA.SSE, HSF.IF Flag Art – A little ratio art might be a fun way to get ready for July 4th. In this past Memorial Day activity students measure; create whole number ratios for the official U.S. flag; decide how our artistic flags will be different from the official flag; make stars from regular pentagons, and finally create a flag… 1, 1

Can you create a fireworks display on your calculator?

…Let your students experiment with their graphing calculators to create a nice fireworks display? We’ve written a brief activity that questions students about manipulating parabolas, adjusting their calculator windows, and helping them celebrate whatever. Or consider using Desmos or Geogebra to create these fireworks. Enjoy! The activity: 4th-play.pdf For members we have a Word doc and solutions. 4th-play.doc 4th-play-solution.pdf CCSS: HSA.SSE, HSF.IF… 0, 3

Whole lot of cookies

Jennifer Fairbanks from Hopkinton, MA sent us this picture of the cookies that she baked in 4 hours using 13 eggs and 5 cups of sugar. Do you see some math here? Lot_of_Cookies.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Lot_of_Cookies.doc Lot_of_Cookies_Solutions.pdf Do you have an additional question to ask kids? If so leave it in the comments. Thanks and Happy New Year! CCSS: Depending on how you use this math picture you could be hitting many of the grade 3- 5 number or… 0, 0

Humongous vegetables of Alaska

This summer I visited Alaska and truly enjoyed the majesty of the Alaskan scenerey and the many accomplished people that I met. At the time that I was there, the newspaper’s front page was filled with pictures of huge vegetables that were exibited at the annual State Fair. Evidently, even though the growing season in Alaska is short, farmers are able to grow 75 pound cabbages, 100 pound kales, and 1,000 pound pumpkins. How do they do that? AlaskaVegetables.pdf For members we have an editable… 0, 0

How many movies can you see in one day?

Robert Kaplinsky at robertkaplinsky.com shared this lesson idea with Yummymath. With plenty of days off from school coming up you plan to spend a day at the movie theater. You want to see as many movies as possible. Create a schedule that shows the most movies you could see in one day. In Robert’s activity, students are asked to analyze a situation, consider contributing factors, and present a logical solution. There will be many correct “answers” to this exercise. The goal of the activity is… 0, 0

Longest NHL overtime games in history

Game one of the 2013 Stanley Cup between the Bruins and Blackhawks went into 3 overtimes. People stayed up way too late to watch the conclusion. The teams played 112 minutes and eight seconds of game time. The game went from about 7:15 central time to midnight central time. Did you know that Stanley Cup Playoff matches can last a really long time?There are usually few goals scored in hockey matches and a playoff match can not be finished as a tie. This has resulted in some very long NHL… 0, 0

Olympic schedule

…I found this graphic online that should help me figure out when to try to watch an Olympic event on any day. The chart seems a little confusing. Can your students help me figure it out? OlympicSchedule.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. OlympicSchedule.doc OlympicSchedule-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.NF, 5.NF, 6.RP, 6.SP, 7.RP, 7.SP… 0, 0

World Cup – How many ways?

present world cup scores How many games are played in each round of the World Cup? In the opening round each of the four teams in a group must play each other (round robin format). From then on each round is a knock-out round … if you lose then you are out. Let your students enjoy learning about what they are watching and question what and how much each team must do. There is so much math in the World Cup games. Enjoy! CCSS: 4.NBT.4, 7.G.1, 7.SP.8, MP.1 The activity: WorldCup-part-III.pdf… 0, 0

How should I cook my turkey?

Should I oven bake it, deep fry it or barbecue and smoke it? When do I have to wake up to begin preparations? How long will the cooking take? How much will it cost? How many can I feed? Will there be enough mashed potatoes? I feel panic coming on! The activity: TurkeyDinner.pdf For members we have solutions and a Word docx to amend or enhance our plan. Turkey-dinner.docx Turkey-dinner-solution.pdf CCSS: Depending on what grade level you’re teaching & what you’re focusing on different… 0, 0

McDonalds moves towards antibiotic-free chicken

Recently McDonald’s announced that by 2016 they will use only chicken raised without the antibiotics that are used in human medicine. McDonald’s plans to join Chick-fil-A, Panera Bread, Chiptotle, and Whole Foods in the move towards removing antibiotics in the food that we consume in order to decrease antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans. What will the effects be on costs at the restaurant, costs in the supermarket and the cost and changes required of farm production? Does this seem like a… 0, 0

Timelines for the life and work of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday will be the holiday celebrating the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Help students learn about his work towards racial equality as they create one or two time lines. One time line is about the events and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. The second timeline is about the progress made in America, so far, towards racial balance and equal opportunity. Students need to create correctly spaced timelines, enter the events that they find most powerful,… 0, 0

How much does it cost to go back to school?

Back to school spending is huge and students might not appreciate what it costs to send them back to, essentially, their job of learning. In this activitiy students decide what equipment and supplies are necessary, estimate how much that will all cost, confer with groups or partners to refine their lists, and then research to find out more accurately how much it will probably cost to send them back to school. This activity could be used for students in upper elementary school all the way to… 0, 0

Huge Key Lime pie

On a cold and snowy day in Boston, two chefs created a huge Key Lime pie to remind the frozen people of the Northeast how tasty and warm the Keys of Florida are. After you show this movie to your students, ask them what they wonder about this huge pie and what they would like to figure out. Supposedly the huge pie served 1,000 commuters but our figuring suggests something else. This is a Yummy activity about multiples, proportions, volume and reasoning. Clicking on this image will show you… 0, 0

Chocolates

Valentine’s Day is here again and that means candies and chocolate. In this activity students approximate the volume (through finding surface area) of three different pieces of chocolate. The chocolates are shaped like a heart, a bat (for Halloween) and a chocolate turtle irregular shape. Consider showing students our pictures of the chocolates either on paper or through an LCD projector from our site. Ask students to consider how they might determine which piece of chocolate contains the… 0, 0