3 activities for the Fourth of July: (1) Folding analysis to make a 5-pointed star; (2) Parabola manipulation to create a fireworks image on your calculator; and (3) Ratios, creativity, and art in creating new flag patterns.

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine has a team that maintains current maps and data about the Coronavirus. They record changes and show trends of the virus activity throughout the World. Enjoy exploring the data, all of the visual mappings, and…

When you need a loan, and you’re desperate for help, is this a good idea? Students learn about this kind of loan and examine how it compares with personal loans and debt on your credit card. They analyze final payments…

NASA and SpaceX plan to launch humans from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, to the International Space Station for the first time since July 11, 2011. This is a more current events activity than mathematical.

This Monday Americans will celebrate Memorial Day. Who are we honoring? How did the holiday come about? Isn’t Memorial Day usually on May 30th? Students learn a little about the history of the holiday, analyze the possibilities and patterns for when…

See how much particulate matter, low-lying ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide there is in the world’s atmosphere at any one time and place. Students learn about the scale of the AQI and search for some of the contributors to unhealthy locations.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and this means big business for the greeting card and floral industries. Let your students practice averages, percents, and large numbers while they analyze the statistics on Mother’s Day spending. You could even…

How big is a coronavirus cell? How big is a micron? How well do these masks protect against the virus? What can you observe about the size of particles mentioned? Why are we wearing masks?

Biggest losses since 2008 – The Dow is measured in points but this decline can also be measured in the percentage lost. Which way was the Dow being measured when this headline was produced? Which method makes more sense? Wasn’t the initial value of the Dow much lower in 2008?

Clock math, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,1,2,3,4,5,6,7… is modular math. Let your students learn about the usefulness of modular math as they color and explore Pascal’s Triangle. Very pretty math!

We’ve got hundreds of great activities that demonstrate how math happens all around us. Let your student choose an activity that interests him/her and enjoy the discoveries.

Students reason about the meaning of this formula. They evaluate the formula for South Dakota and their state of choice to understand the weight of each state’s power in choosing the Democratic nominee.