Data on the National Mall sites – Two data analysis activities about the National Mall. Who do we honor? – What people or events are included in the National Mall monuments? Students use fractions or percents to decide what they can notice…

# Category: Holidays and Annual Events

Investigations that relate to regular annual events.

## Will we be “in our prime” this year?

## Times Square Ball Drop

## Winter and holiday posts (16 great activities)

## How many lights should I buy for my tree?

## Wrapping presents on the diagonal

In this activity students determine if this method for minimizing wrapping paper is actually more efficient then the traditional method. For a hands on learning experiment, have students actually wrap a small rectangular prism using any available paper in both the traditional and diagonal methods. Then let them compare the two quantities of wrapping paper and decide which method uses less paper and by what percent.