### Ratio and Proportion

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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...

#### Will I have enough stuff?

Thursday, Aug 10th, is National S'mores Day! In my pantry I have one new box of Graham crackers, one bag of 6 full-sized Hershey bars, and one bag of marshmallows. Friends are meeting me at the b...

#### Memorial Day 2023

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...

#### What is an atmospheric river(AR)?

North America from space. Elements furnished by NASA - https://www.noaa.gov/stories/what-are-atmospheric-rivers How are they ranked? Students become familiar with this weather phenomena and ...

#### Wind chill

The weather forecasters tell us what the wind chill temperature will feel like. How do they figure out that number? In this activity students use the National Weather System chart ...

Jennifer Fairbanks from Hopkinton, MA sent us this picture of the cookies that she baked in 4 hours using 13 eggs and 5 cups of sugar. Do you see some math here? Do you have an add...

#### How much did the tooth fairy give you when you lost a tooth?

Think back to when you were loosing your baby teeth.  What was the going tooth rate in your house? Do you think that, on average, you were paid well or were you disappointed? &nbs...

#### Ravensburger huge puzzle

﻿ This puzzle is gorgeous and HUGE! Ravensburger says that if you spent 2 hours every day putting this puzzle together it would take you a year to finish. What do you wonder? Students ...

#### How much water should you be drinking?

As we are outdoors more and temperatures are rising, it might be a good time to look at hydration. A healthy requirement for fluids can't really be the same for everyone.  Surely the amount ...

#### How fast will my new puppy mature?

Dudley, born 11/10/2019 Dudley has just come to live with us. He is just a puppy and he is full of energy.  He's settling in well even though this is only day 3 of him living with us. T...