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#### A geodesic icosahedron, the Times Square New Year's eve ball

Image by kjpargeter on Freepik It's a gorgeous ball, covered with Waterford Crystal triangles, shaped as a geodesic icosahedron.  Every New Year's Eve it descends in Times Square to mark the...

#### How many baseballs are in this truck?

In 2017, Old Dominion Freight Line offered 2 free tickets to the next 3 World Series to the person who guesses closest to "How many baseballs are in this truck?". Alas, the contest ended on Au...

#### Chocolate heart-shaped raspberry cake

For Valentine's Day, bake a cake! Students calculate base area or volume of cakes made from 2 cake pan sizes and observe how the volume of the cake changes with the increased pan size. &nbs...

#### Winter Solstice 2023

It is really dark out now.  Why is that? Students appreciate how their latitude effects the darkness of their late afternoon location as they study the earth's tilt and the logic of da...

#### How many gumballs are there?

Gumball Machine Problem from Brian Marks on Vimeo This problem is a little puzzle to get your students thinking, estimating, and calculating. We've given you a pdf file w...

#### Collecting the most candy

Use your student’s Halloween enthusiasm to do a study on volumes.  We’ve created an activity that asks students to calculate the volume of candy containers that are silly and intriguing. ...

#### That's a big tomato!

These Aussi tomatoes (the tomato on the left of all of the tomatoes) are huge.   How much do you guess one weighs? Can you figure it out?

#### Penny Wars anew

Act One: Check out all of the pennies! What questions come to mind? If you want the most money, which container should you pick? What information do you need to answer this...

#### Huge Key Lime pie

More for π Day! ﻿  On a cold and snowy day in Boston, two chefs created a huge Key Lime pie to remind the frozen people of the Northeast how tasty and warm the Keys of Florida are. ...

#### How much have doughnuts changed?

Part of the Smithsonian's Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera -- Click on the image to see it larger. When you are working on volume in your class, you can use this activi...