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We have 2 activities to support this silly, but awesome holiday -- National Donut Day (June 5th) :  How much have donuts changed?   Students become fam...

#### What is a quantum dot?

In this activity, students work through the nomenclature to understand the possibilities of nano science and quantum dots.  Questions that are answered; How many nanometers are in a millime...

#### How many baseballs are in this truck?

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...

#### Chocolate heart-shaped raspberry cake

For Valentine's Day, bake a cake! Students calculate base area or volume of cakes made from 2 cake pan sizes and observe how the volume of the cake changes with the increased pan size. &nbs...

#### Lots of Cranberries

ď»ż The harvest must be nearing completion now and growers are selling their product to make cranberry juice, jelly, sauce, and of course, fresh berries in time for Thanksgiving. In this activit...

#### 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...

#### How many gumballs are there?

Gumball Machine Problem from Brian Marks on Vimeo This problem is a little puzzle to get your students thinking, estimating, and calculating. We've given you a pdf file w...

#### How much pee is in this pool?

After chlorination, it has been hard to measure the quantity of pollutants in pool water. Â A Canadian chemist,Â Xing-Fang Li, has found a marker for urine that chlorine doesn't disguise....

#### Collecting the most candy

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

#### Penny Wars anew

Act One: Check outÂ all of the pennies! What questions come to mind? If you want the most money, which container should you pick? What information do you need to answer this...