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What is a quantum dot?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Wow factor Any time math
 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?

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...

Chocolate heart-shaped raspberry cake

Geometry Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events Math and Art
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

Geometry Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events Ratio and Proportion
 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

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events
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?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food Data and probability
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?

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Funny Wow factor
After chlorination, it has been hard to measure the quantity of pollutants in pool water.  A Canadian chemist, Xing-Fang Li, has found a marker for urine that chlorine doesn't disguise....

Collecting the most candy

Number Sense Geometry Math and Food Holidays and Annual Events
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. ...

Penny Wars anew

Geometry 3-act tasks
Act One: Check out 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 questio...

Do caffeinated drinks have similar amounts of jolt?

Geometry Math and Science Math and Food Ratio and Proportion
We found this interesting caffeine infographic at visual.ly. Wonderings? How many McDonalds coffees do I need to get the same amount of caffeine that I would get i...
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