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#### Patterns in the binomial expansion, Pascal

Realizing that (X+Y)n can be expanded with the help of Pascal's Triangle offers some pretty and interesting math play.  We love to bring a little fun and beauty into our math classes and the en...

#### Winter Solstice 2023

It is really dark out now.  Why is that? Students appreciate how their latitude effects the darkness of their late afternoon location as they study the earth's tilt and the logic of da...

#### Someone ate my cake

In this fraction operation and representation activity, students are asked to decide how much of my cake was eaten. Using fraction multiplication (or angle measure if that is where you need an act...

#### Where should I drop my puck

Act 1 - Give students time to view the game board above or give them our one-page activity. The above picture is larger when you click on it. Ask students for their gut reaction about which sl...

#### Lighting the 2022 Olympic Torch

On October 18th, 2021 the Olympic Torch was lit in Greece.  It was lit without the help of a flame or a match.  It was lit by concentrating the rays of our Sun. From Olympi...

#### December 21, 2020 - Great conjunction

Right now, just after sunset, in the southwest sky, you can check out the planets of Jupiter and Saturn as they get closer and closer to each other. They are millions of miles apart but they app...

#### Tiny vacuum with a huge reach

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.

#### Pascal coloring and modular math

In this activity students have the opportunity to color as they investigate Pascal's triangle and the many useful patterns that it shows. The triangle is explored for patterns, coloring...

#### What's my angle?

I'm going to help save the planet by adding solar panels to my roof! Should I tilt the panels on my roof to more accurately aim towards the Sun? If so, at what angle should I use? S...

#### Do you have text neck?

What does looking down at your electronic device do to your breathing? To your muscles? To your spine curvature? To your pain?  It can lead to a condition called Text Neck.  To learn more about Text...