Atmospheric Rivers! How are they ranked? Students become familiar with this weather phenomena and learn how they are measured. To more fully understand their power, students compare the strength of an AR to the momentum of a Mack truck using rate conversions.

# Category: Ratio and Proportion

## March Madness – Does seeding really matter?

## Just some March Madness math

## Pi Day 2023 – 3/14

## Daylight savings time

## Iditarod 2023 – The Last Great Race on Earth

## Mardi Gras and Presidents’ Day

## Valentine’s Day (11 activities)

## Turkey-Syrian Earthquake + Richter scale

On February 6th, Turkey and Syria were hit with a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake. What does a 7.8 magnitude earthquake imply? What’s a seismometer? What is the amplitude of a seismograph and what does it mean? Use our Richter scale activity to introduce your students to logarithmic Richter magnitudes.