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A geodesic icosahedron, the Times Square New Year's eve ball

Geometry Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Math and Art Current events
Image by kjpargeter on Freepik It's a gorgeous ball, covered with Waterford Crystal triangles, shaped as a geodesic icosahedron.  Every New Year's Eve it descends in Times Square to mark the...

Indigenous Peoples or Columbus Day

Algebra Geometry Math and Social Studies Holidays and Annual Events
When Columbus landed in Guanahani (renamed San Salvador, Bahama Islands by Columbus), he began the European settlement of the New World. Guanahani was inhabited by the  Taíno people and...

Lego Fireman +

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Math and Art Any time math
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...

Autumnal Equinox 2023

Algebra Geometry Math and Science
Updated for 2023! Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 06:50 UTC (2:50 am EST), will be the Autumnal Equinox. It is the time of year when an imaginary plane would pass through both the Earth...

How many baseballs are in this truck?

Algebra Geometry Sports Any time math
In 2017, Old Dominion Freight Line offered 2 free tickets to the next 3 World Series to the person who guesses closest to "How many baseballs are in this truck?". Alas, the contest ended on Au...

How many times bigger?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry 3-act tasks Any time math
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...

The HAT tessellation

Geometry Math and Art Current events
 An Einstein aperiodic tile has just been discovered.  Find out what that means and why it is significant.  Plus - play with the tiles.  Do you want to tile your shower floor wi...

How hard is it to find a 4 leaf clover? (3 Saint Patrick's Day activities)

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Holidays and Annual Events Wow factor
Shamrocks in Ireland are actually 3-leafed white clover, trifolium repens. If you are lucky, you can sometimes find a four-leafed clover. How rare is finding a 4-leafed clover?  How hard do you...

Daylight savings time

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion
Updated and improved! Is Daylight savings time helpful?  How does it make you feel? "Spring forward, fall back" Early Sunday morning, March 12th at 2 am, we change our clo...

Two 12s or one 18?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food
A little more pizza fun before Pi day! Which should we order and why? Two 12-inch pizzas or one 18-inch pizza?  Which will give you more pizza? More crust? Which is the better deal?  ...
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