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Monarch's are flying south again

Algebra Math and Science Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
In mid-August and early September, the Monarch butterflies begin their annual migration south to more moderate climates to hibernate and overwinter. It is an incredibly long migration and fa...

Wildfires and particulate matter

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Data and probability
Wildfires in Canada have been spreading dangerous smoke pollution throughout much of North America. What is a dangerous size of particles per cubic meter (PM)? How tiny is th...

Should I buy a gasoline, hybrid, or electric car

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Data and probability
Should you buy a hybrid or an electric car to save money and the planet? Students create equations for finding the break-even points of these vehicles by mileage and years of ownership.  The...

Mardi Gras, 2023

Algebra Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events Ratio and Proportion
Updated for 2023! Tuesday, February 21, 2023, will be the day before Ash Wednesday and the start of the season of Lent.  Mardi Gras is a last hoorah and is celebrated throughout the world ...

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...

AQI - Air Quality Index

Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability
The AQI is a measurement of how much particulate matter, dangerous ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide there is in the world's atmosphere at any one time and place. This W...

Shoprite's solar energy goals on the African continent

Algebra Geometry Math and Science Math and Social Studies Current events Data and probability
  Shoprite is the largest supermarket chain in Africa.  The company is presently engaged in increasing their use of solar power to harness the abundant natural resource of solar potentia...

Extreme weather 2020

Number Sense Math and Science
Because of climate change, we've been having too many extreme weather events. There have been unusual droughts and heat in the West, an increased number of hurricanes, severe flooding, and high ...

Louisiana

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies Current events Ratio and Proportion
We recently watched the approach of Hurricane Barry and worried about the fate of Louisiana. After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, what would another powerful hurricane do to this fragile ...

Giant iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
The crack in Antarctica's Larson C ice shelf has been growing for years.  Has the speed of the rift's growth stayed about the same? increased? decreased?  Do the math and discuss the...
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