### Data and probability

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#### Starbucks Sales and Nutrition

Kick off the activity with starter slides that spark curiosity by asking students if they recognize the Starbucks logo and how many locations they think are in the U.S. Then, engage them in estimating...

#### It's almost summer now

How much water do you have to drink?   In this activity student develop formulas for calculating their water needs, learn about the effects of too little wat...

#### Mother's Day

How much do we spend on Mother's Day - Use the Mother's Day event to engage your students in approximating, reasoning, and investigating as students estimate how mu...

#### Holiday Movies

Grinch Vectors by Vecteezy Which movie do you think is the highest grossing holiday movie of all time (click on the movie's name below to see its trailer)? Home Alone,  The Grinch, ...

#### Veterans Day, 2023

On Veterans Day we honor the men and women that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.  There are now 16.2 million living veterans. We found these maps that show where veterans liv...

#### How many Americans (and their pets) participate in Halloween?

Surveys show that more and more people are involved in and spending on Halloween activities. If the percent of Americans participating continues at this pace and the population continues to grow at ...

#### More Population Pyramids

The population pyramid above shows the distribution of the World by ages and sex for each continent. How can that information help you put your vision of the world in better perspective? &nb...

#### U. S. Open Tennis Tournament prizes have been awarded

The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament has just been completed. It is possibly the biggest tennis tournament in the world. We've updated our numbers and focused on the prize money.  As students ponder t...

#### Will the Barbie movie out-perform Avatar at the box office?

The Barbie Movie is still doing well in the theaters.  It has only been 6 1/2 weeks since its debut.  Do you think that it can out-earn Avatar?  Students study the numbers, recognize ...

#### Hurricanes again

Updated In this updated hurricane activity, we've ask students to examine the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale and consider what other elements besides this ranking may contribute to t...