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The James Webb space telescope and the Hubble

wp:paragraph There have been outstanding images coming to NASA from the James Webb Telescope. Take some time to compare the Webb to the Hubble telescope that has been sending images to Earth s...

When will they collide?

Algebra Number Sense Funny
Show the video to your class. Give students time to complain and talk about seeing this commercial.  Then take guesses from students about the actual time it would take to collide. &...

Shooting for Three

Algebra Geometry Sports Data and probability
The NBA court has a 3-point line that separates how many points a player will earn for his team by making a basket from outside of that line. Teams have been shooting more and more th...

Leslie's socially-distanced party

Algebra Geometry Math and Science
I risked infecting my friends or becoming infected myself by throwing a very small socially-distanced party.  I served baked appetizers, disinfectant wipes, and latex gloves.  I cooked whi...

Can this possibly be True?

Number Sense Math and Science
Could this possibly be true? What is reasonable? How do you check? Do you believe everything that you hear or read? Do you fact-check? While considering the veracity of this statement s...

New Horizons spacecraft just flew by a really distant asteroid

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Brian May, the lead guitarist of the rock band, Queen, is also an astrophysicist and one of the science team collaborators of the New Horizons space program. The video below is the song that he wrot...

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade 2019

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Holidays and Annual Events
 As we get ready for next week's holiday, students can study a map of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, describe, measure and hypothesize why this route was chosen and then calculate...

One harrowing adventure

Number Sense Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
  Can you imagine being stuck in the dark for such a long time?  How do all of the numbers play out? In this activity, students get a chance to talk about the experience of this ordea...

How fast can you run?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Have you heard of The Six Million Dollar Man?  He was the character in a science fiction show about an astronaut that was rebuilt, bionically, after his space ship crashed.  He could run a...

Total solar eclipse - apparent sizes

Algebra Geometry Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion
  Where will the eclipse be seen?  What if you are not in the path of totality?  Total solar eclipse?  What is apparent size?  How can the moon seem to cover the sun complete...
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