Thinking, estimating, and calculating! How many gumballs are there? How much would it cost to buy them all? How long would it take me to buy them all?

# Category: Math and Food

## Ramen noodle heist

## Largest s’more ever!

## How much water should you be drinking?

## Does the new “Most Stuf” Oreo have an exorbitant amount of stuf?

## Celebrating Father’s Day

## National Donut Day

## Mother’s Day math – 13 possible activities

## World record Snickers Bar

This World Record Snickers Bar was created in late January at the Waco, Texas Mars Wrigley Plant. What proportions would be an accurate cross sections of this monster bar? How many Mars Wrigley workers would this feed? How are your calculations different from what was published? How must their calculations have differed from yours?

## Passover and Easter activities (6)

## Peeps

This activity is a investigation intended to get students and teachers to loosen up a little and appreciate how just considering a situation might lead you to a very reasonable approximation.

Too often students think that there is only one answer that is right and that the method for approaching that solution is also limited to the “correct” approach. Surely this fear of experimenting and guessing leads to math anxieties and the fear to reason and experiment.