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#### Willy Makeit or Betty Wont

I have to go to the bathroom pretty badly. I have to admit that I have been holding it in for a while.  Finally!  I see a bathroom sign!  Wait ... it is in kilometers?  How...

#### I should have invested!

People who have invested their money in the stock markets could have made a lot of money in recent years.  Students use yearly percent increase data to decide which stock: Apple, Dis...

#### Do caffeinated drinks have similar amounts of jolt?

We found this interesting caffeine infographic at visual.ly. Wonderings? How many McDonalds coffees do I need to get the same amount of caffeine that I would get i...

#### Largest coffee, new world record

The world record for the largest cup of coffee was recently set (see picture above).  In this activity students explore scale, similar figures, volume and measurement as they estimate the...

﻿﻿ 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...

#### Encouraging bats might be better than using bug repellant

Bats eat mosquitoes ... lots of mosquitoes. Students compare a bat's weight to how much he can consume in one night.  They calculate how much they would need to eat to consume a comparable prop...

#### The Olympic Torch trip in South Korea

On October 24, 2017, the Olympic flame was captured on Mount Olympus, Greece. That flame lit one of this year's Olympic Torches and the Torch relay was begun on its way to the opening Winter Olympic...

#### A parametric heart ... with love

Valentine's Day is a good excuse to explore parametric equations. First students figure the coordinates of this figure using trigonometric unit triangles. Then they simplify and accelerate...