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The Moroccan Earthquake and the Richter scale

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Any time math
Friday evening, September 8th, a powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Morocco southwest of Marrakech. What does a 6.8 magnitude earthquake mean?  How powerful was that...

Do caffeinated drinks have similar amounts of jolt?

Geometry Math and Science Math and Food Ratio and Proportion
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...

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...

Largest coffee, new world record

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Math and Food
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...

Tornadoes 2019

Number Sense Math and Science Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Tornadoes have devastated the Midwest, U.S. in the last few days. Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Mississippi have been brutally hit with these powerful event...

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...

Boeing 787 draws an airplane over the United States

Number Sense Geometry Ratio and Proportion
Recently, pilots of a Boeing 787 testing a new set of Rolls Royce engines, fulfilled their FAA required long-distance endurance requirement in an unusual way. The Boeing pilots decided to have ...

Alarming ice cracks on Brunt Ice Sheet in Antarctica

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Math and Science
  A new, fast-growing ice crack is forcing the Halley VI British research station in Antarctica (shown above) to be moved.  Fear of a huge break-off from the ice sheet is alarming no...

Big Papi

Algebra Math and Food Sports 3-act tasks
  What do you wonder? How many donuts make up this Big Papi tribute? What would be useful to help you figure this out? The following pictures that will open in new ...

How large a TV should I get?

Algebra Number Sense Geometry
Whether you are in middle school or high school, someday you are going to be moving out and you might need to select the right size HDTV for your living space. I found this guide th...
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