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Inflation and the cost of gasoline

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies Ratio and Proportion
In 1980, one gallon of gasoline costs $1.22.  Today's prices are a lot higher.  Is that because the price has gone up or because in 1980 you could buy a lot more than you can buy today for...

Wrapping presents on the diagonal

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Holidays and Annual Events
 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...

How many athletes brought home no medal?

Number Sense Sports Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
There must be a lot of Olympians who haven't brought home medals.  Probably most of the athletes that went to Tokyo didn't win a Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal.  We cou...

The drag in swimming - More Olympics activities

Algebra Math and Science Sports Current events
 To win in Olympic swimming, contestants have to be incredibly fit and have marvelous endurance and technique.  Do they also need to consider the science of their motions and the...

Tiny vacuum with a huge reach

Algebra Number Sense Geometry 3-act tasks
From the vacuum description and advertisement in the PDF, how long do you think its cord must be? Thanks to Brian Shoemaker, Newton, MA teacher, for the idea and pictures.

Fidget spinners - fad or lasting trend?

Current events Data and probability
Do you recognize what these are? Are you noticing students with these gadgets? Is this a forever toy or just the newest thing? Can you tell by looking at trend charts of Google searches h...

Civil rights marches, how do you count a crowd?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Social Studies Holidays and Annual Events
  On October 16, 1995, perhaps a million black men gathered for the Million Man March on Washington.  This was 32 years after Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his histo...

Pokémon GO! I should have invested

Algebra Number Sense Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Pikachu Pokémon GO is all the rage.  News reports show people glued to their smart phones as they travel to nearby landmarks where virtual critters appear and need to be caught ...

Leicester City Foxes - from underdogs to Champions

Algebra Number Sense Sports
Recently, to the surprise and elation of England and the world, the Leicester City Foxes became the winners of the British football association's Premier League.  What was the big deal?  L...

Who can play in this play area?

Algebra Math and Food
                 We visited a Chic-fil-A recently.  We had a great meal and my son loved playing in the ...
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