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Indigenous Peoples or Columbus Day

Algebra Geometry Math and Social Studies Holidays and Annual Events
When Columbus landed in Guanahani (renamed San Salvador, Bahama Islands by Columbus), he began the European settlement of the New World. Guanahani was inhabited by the  Taíno people and...

Huge Alaskan Vegetables

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Math and Food Current events Wow factor Any time math
The annual Alaskan State Fair has just been completed. As usual, there were some amazingly big vegetables that won the agriculture prizes. Evidently, even though the growing season in Alaska is s...

Winter Solstice 2023

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science Ratio and Proportion
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...

What's my angle?

Geometry Math and Science
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...
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