#### What me? Irrational?

We've found that some students believe that the approximation that their calculators show for irrational numbers is exact. Here's an activity that you can advertise as long multiplication ...

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We've found that some students believe that the approximation that their calculators show for irrational numbers is exact. Here's an activity that you can advertise as long multiplication ...

How in the world does this clock conclude that there is a net gain in the United States of one person every 14 seconds?
Have a little care about younger children when using this activity. T...

Layla
The dosage of Layla's medication was confusing to our friend Kim. How many days was she supposed to give Layla the meds?
How many pills does she need to cut into pie...

At the amusement park, our friend, Jason, was intrigued with this sign for drink deals. He and his family come often to the park and, during the summer when it is hot, naturally drink a lot. Whi...

How many pieces does each person get when $10 is supposed to feed two people?
Which would you buy and how much is each piece of your choice? How many nuggets do you guess are in tha...

Recipe courtesy of The Slow Roasted Italian
A little more delicious work for the Super Bowl. Students follow a recipe that involves "cutting the cheese" block, figuring how many se...

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...

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...

Otha Anders used picking up pennies as a way to remember to pray. In this 3-act activity we try to estimate how much he actually collected and stored in 5 gallon water jugs. This ...

Passover begins this year on Wednesday evening, April 5th, 2023, with a Passover seder dinner. Passover is one of the three high holidays in the Jewish religion and celebrates the Exodus of Jews f...

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