### Number Sense

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#### 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...

#### Spider-Man continues

Spider-Man: No Way Home opened on December 17, 2021.   How much did it cost to make? How much will it gross? Is the Spider-Man phenomena a guarantee for success? How would yo...

#### Star Wars ... the story continues

The Rise of Skywalker will open on December 20, 2019.  How much did it cost to make?  How much will it gross? Is the Star Wars phenomena a guarantee for success?  How would you c...

#### How should I cook my turkey?

Should I oven bake it, deep fry it or barbecue and smoke it?  When do I have to wake up to begin preparations? How long will the cooking take?  How much will it cost?  How ma...

#### V-o-r-t-e-x

Weather temperatures have been extreme in the World lately. Australia is experiencing an unprecedented heat wave and the U.S. is experiencing a Polar Vortex.  Let your students examine ...

﻿﻿ As we get ready for next week's holiday, students can study a map of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, describe, measure and hypothesize why this route was chosen and then calculate...

#### What me? Irrational?

We've found that some students believe that the approximation that their calculators show for irrational numbers is exact.  Here's an activity that you can advertise as long multiplication ...

#### Temperature change (Discussion Prompts)

Note: This is not intended as a comprehensive activity with solutions. Instead, it serves as a discussion prompt. Have fun! It's been a crazy winter of extremes through much o...

#### Data on the National Mall sites (2 Activities)

Activity #1 - Look at the individuals who are memorialized on the National Mall and using fractions or percents decide what you can notice about those we honor. The activity is called "MLK...

#### How Many Pennies did Otha Save?

Otha Anders used picking up pennies as a way to remember to pray.  In this 3-act activity we try to estimate how much he actually collected and stored in 5 gallon water jugs. This ...