Students surmise what the difficulty of a jig saw puzzle entails and use rate calculations to estimate finishing times. They try to confirm whether doubling the number of pieces really increases puzzle completion time by a multiple of four.

# Tag: 5.OA

## Labor Day 2020

## USPS needs help!

## How fast will my new puppy mature?

## Does the new “Most Stuf” Oreo have an exorbitant amount of stuf?

## Memorial Day 2020

## Pascal coloring and modular math

## Hanukkah dates keep changing!

3 Hanukkah activities; the amazing Hebrew calendar, soda menorah, and potato latkes. In the calendar activity, students look at the Hebrew calendar and appreciate the incredible mathematics involved in creating a calendar that aligns both the moon’s revolution about the Earth and the Earth’s revolution about the Sun.