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#### Immigration numbers

Here's an opportunity to work with calculating percents and the percent changes in the U.S. immigrant population. Students can reflect on what those changes demonstrate. Start your class with this ...

#### Uh oh! Am I going to run out of data?

Let your students consider the graphic first individually and then in groups of your choosing before handing out the activity sheet. This might be an excellent beginning-of-the-year, get-to-kn...

#### Are these really 70% off?

We ran into this sale online. Is that advertisement correct?  Do they just want us to believe their math and not question what is really 70% off?  Is everything or...

#### How did they figure these tips?

Act I:  This restaurant bill has the suggested tips, but they are smudged out.  What should they be?  Consider having students make a fast 5 to 10 -second prediction in th...

#### Data on the National Mall sites (2 Activities)

Activity #1 - Look at the individuals who are memorialized on the National Mall and using fractions or percents decide what you can notice about those we honor. The activity is called "MLK...

#### Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to give away 99% of their shares of Facebook

That sounds like an awful lot of their Facebook shares.  They want to help create a better world for their daughter, Max. I wonder if they will have enough left over to live on? The...

#### How much should you spend on this sale?

This activity can be used in a large range of grade levels.  Your class can work on percents, linear equations or piecewise functions. Act One: We missed the semi-annual sale but we want to get ready...

#### Raising the bar

Recovery of the treasure from the 1941 sinking of the S.S. Gairsoppa was recently completed and a huge amount of silver was brought up from the ocean floor.  Let your students get a fe...

#### Methane math

Updated!  Carbon dioxide and methane are our two most prevalent human-contributed greenhouse gases.  This holstein cow is one of many huge contributors to our methane production. &nb...

#### Twinkies

Brian loves Twinkies and the news that Hostess is going out of business has upset him terribly.  He needs his Twinkies.  Twinkies last forever.  Right?  He's going ...