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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...

Giant beach towel

Beaches are starting to open again. Bring summertime smiles and hopes to your class with this activity.  Towel project by Misael Soto. Act One: Check out this beach towel!  Wh...

Two 12s or one 18?

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?  ...

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...

How many feet of lights should I buy for my tree?

Check out our Christmas Tree! We need to buy lights for the tree.  Without calculating, guess how many feet of lights we will need. What information would help you t...

Do I have enough wrapping paper?

In this problem based activity students first guess and then try to calculate whether they will have enough paper to wrap this present without taping pieces of wrapping paper together. Con...

Lots of Cranberries

﻿ 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...

How big of a crepe can you make?

At Costco you can buy this huge tub of nutella.  It contains nearly 7 pounds of chocolaty-hazelnut spread. We use nutella to make banana/nutella crepes.  How long will that tub last u...

Holiday soda displays

The holidays are coming! We found these timely soda displays made up entirely of 12-pack of Coca-Cola products. What questions do you have?  Start out the activity by giving kids 30 ...

Canstruction

Act One:  Take a look at the pic. What questions come to mind? Just before Thanksgiving there are competitions all over the world to celebrate cool design, tricky engineering, a...