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Moneymaking holiday movies

Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Which movie do you think is the highest grossing holiday movie of all time (click on the movie to see its trailer)? How the Grinch Stole Christmas,  Elf,  The Santa Clause &nbs...

Want to earn $150,000? - Mersenne prime search

Algebra Number Sense
What's a Mersenne prime?  How hard could it be to find the next one? Why are there only 50 known Mersenne primes?     What's with $150,000?

Cubs bury curse !

Number Sense Sports
  Wow!  It's been a long time coming.  The Chicago Cubs just won the World Series! The last time they won the World Series was in 1908 (For some perspective, that is the same time ...

Another year of Never Ending Pasta

Algebra Number Sense Math and Food Wow factor
On September 15, 2016, Olive Garden again offered a $100 pass for never-ending pasta, bread sticks, salad and coca cola soft drinks.  The 21,000 patrons who quickly (in less than a minute) ...

Which is the best deal?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Food Ratio and Proportion
How do you calculate and justify which deal is a better savings?  By dollars saved?  By percent saved? By some other measure? Looking at 4 different deals, students will need to...

How Many Donuts is That?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events 3-act tasks Data and probability Wow factor
Act One:  Take a look at the first picture (Krispy-Kreme-photos). What is the first question that comes to mind? How many donuts is that?  What information would be useful?  ...

Raising the bar

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Ratio and Proportion
Recovery of the treasure from the 1941 sinking of the S.S. Gairsoppa was recently completed and a huge amount of silver was brought up from the ocean floor.  Let your students get a fe...

Cicada swarmaggedon

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science
Most of the life cycle of the Magicicada Septendecim is spent underground.  Then at 17 year intervals, these cicadas emerge from the ground, climb deciduous trees, molt into a...

The tallest structure made of Legos

Number Sense Math and Social Studies Math and Art Ratio and Proportion 3-act tasks Data and probability
Act One: The world record for the tallest structure made of Legos was set in Seoul, South Korea.  Check out this video on youtube! What other questions do you have? Act T...
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