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#### Lego Fireman +

At the Toys R Us store, we saw an amazing LEGO creation.  He was a life-sized LEGO fireman with a walkie-talkie, an oxygen tank and even an oxygen...

#### How many times bigger?

Listen to students initial thoughts as they wrestle through what "bigger" means ... length? height? wheel-base? volume? [table id=10 /] Act One: What questions come to mind? How many times gr...

#### Do I have enough wrapping paper?

In this problem based activity students first guess and then try to calculate whether they will have enough paper to wrap this present without taping pieces of wrapping paper together. Con...

#### The size of chocolates

In this activity students assume that all of our pieces of chocolate are about the same thickness and proceed to approximate their volumes by comparing only their surface areas.  Consider sh...

#### Wrapping presents on the diagonal

﻿ Dr. Sara Santos is a popular mathematician and speaker on mathematics.  She has worked out a method for wrapping boxes (rectangular prisms) as efficiently as possible. (W...

#### Collecting the most candy

Use your student’s Halloween enthusiasm to do a study on volumes.  We’ve created an activity that asks students to calculate the volume of candy containers that are silly and intriguing. ...

#### Canstruction

Act One:  Take a look at the pic. What questions come to mind? Just before Thanksgiving there are competitions all over the world to celebrate cool design, tricky engineering, a...

#### Monster cake

Jodie Berman, a high school math teacher in Chicago, loves mathematics and loves to cook.  We've created an activity based on her Monster Cake (composed ...

#### BIG Snickers bar

Act 1 - Big question = How many times bigger than a regular Snickers bar is this? What info would you like to know? How are you going to judge how much bigger this ...

#### Shrinking Toblerone

New York Times photo - Credit Darren Staples/Reuters  They changed it.  That is so not fair ... or is it? You can check out a video news story on the delicious shrinking Toblero...