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Temperature change (Discussion Prompts)

Number Sense Math and Science
    Note: This is not intended as a comprehensive activity with solutions. Instead, it serves as a discussion prompt. Have fun! It's been a crazy winter of extremes through much o...

Snow Days

Algebra Math and Science
Here is a picture  from a recent snowfall at my house.  How Much Snow Did I Get?  Have students make an estimate.  Ask them for a guess that is probably a little to...

Happy 14th B'ak'tun!

Number Sense Math and Science Math and Social Studies
Luckily, we’ve passed 12/21/2012 and the world is still here and we’ve made it into the start of the next Mayan calendar cycle ... the next B’ak’tun. The ancient Mayans had an interesting...

Storm cleanup

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Ratio and Proportion
This activity could be used as an introduction to trig ratios.  Students figure out the approximate length of the huge branch that I have to fell for safety and firewood. After approximating ...

It sure is cold out ... or is it?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Data and probability
Students ponder the relationship between place latitudes and average January temperatures while they try to discover a correlation. Is this a linear or near linear relationship? … averaging, mis...

Geometry of Flooding

Number Sense Geometry Math and Science
In 2010, March was so rainy that flooding was the topic of every newscast and many, many conversations. The picture shows how students went home from school in Wayland Mass. on Mar...
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