Dyeing eggs with food coloring – Students use the chart on the back of a food dye package to compare the strangely different recipes listed for coloring a cake, icing, or dyeing eggs. They look for and create equivalent ratios…

# Tag: 3rd

## March Equinox – big deal? … and 5 more Spring activities

## How hard is it to find a 4 leaf clover? (3 Saint Patrick’s Day activities)

## Just some March Madness math

## Valentine’s Day (11 activities)

## Is 2023 a special number?

## Before the holidays (16 activities)

## Three Hanukkah activities

## The Algebra of Magic Squares

## Major announcement !

## Whole lot of cookies

## Buy, buy, buy and ship (8 ideas)

## The size of chocolates

In time for Halloween, students assume that all of our pieces of chocolate are about the same thickness and proceed to approximate their volumes by comparing only their surface areas. Encourage them to create overlapping grids and count the fully and partially-covered cells or use the mean radius method.

## Someone ate my cake

## But it didn’t sell?

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> A&W offered a bigger, tastier burger but it didn’t succeed in grabbing customers away from the hugely popular McDonald’s quarter pounder. The A&W third pounder hamburger cost the same…