We have 13 possible activities for you to use to help honor and celebrate Mother’s Day in your class. Diapers, chocolate, Mother’s Day spending, and more …

# Category: Ratio and Proportion

## Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo – buy it or make it at home?

Students have the guac ingredient list and the price of each ingredient in their usual quantities … like a bottle of lime juice. But we don’t need the whole bottle to make our dip. Students calculate the cost of the various ingredients and decide if making it is more expensive than buying it from Chipotle.

## Does an NFL player’s draft order mean a lot for the player?

Students interpret the graph relating draft pick number and contract value. They consider how much being selected earlier or later, either by a few picks or rounds effects a player’s earnings and if players should really be concerned with where in the order they are selected.

## Earth Day 2021

## Greatest March Madness program

Gonzaga just won the finals of this year’s March Madness tournament. Still, which NCAA teams have had the best basketball programs over the years. Students decide which stats count towards the “Greatest March Madness Program”. Once students decide their “best program ever,” challenge them use a different criteria than they originally used.

## Man paid in 500 pounds of greasy pennies!

## Spring and Easter posts

## Does seeding really matter?

## How hard is it to find a 4-leaf clover? … and more for Saint Patrick’s Day

## How does starting Daylight Savings Time make you feel?

## 3/14 – Pi Day is almost here

We have 8 activities to help you celebrate π in your school and in your math class with activities that demonstrate how π was derived; visually show why π makes sense; show a surprising place where π is used; increase students ability to measure and long divide; applauds the talent of people who can memorize large strings of numbers; and lets students just have fun.