# Tag: 6.SP

## Starbucks sales and nutrition

It’s a good time to give students some authentic math on a topic they probably will be interested in … Starbucks beverages.  We ask and answer a few questions in this activity. About how many drinks does Starbucks sell in…

## Hanukkah is almost here! – 3 activities

Three great activities to play and learn about Hanukkah. Soda displays, Hebrew calendar, and relating two recipes for their healthiness.

## Thanksgiving, football, shopping and giving

Thirteen provocative activities for this holiday season of Thanksgiving, football, and shopping.

## Veterans Day, 2023

Population and Density maps of where Veterans live. What can you observe? What do you wonder? How do they compare?

## 2023 World Cup Cricket

In this activity students learn about the game; calculate the number of matches that must be played; and try to reason how to count the matches in a more abstract manner.

## Will this be an El Niño winter?

Students study charts that show variations from normal sea surface temperatures during El Niño years. They get the chance to more fully understand these events and understand the world-wide ramifications of an El Niño year.

## Huge Alaskan Vegetables

The growing season in Alaska is short, but, farmers are able to grow 75 pound cabbages, 100 pound kales, and 1,000 pound pumpkins.  How do they do that? Stnds calculate length of growing seasons and hours of sunlight to approximate how much one of these giants grows per hour. Unbelievable!

## What do you know about the Hawaiian islands?

Let your students explore Hawaii and better understand its depths, heights, and origins as they compare maps and deduce info from charts.

## Father’s Day and Juneteenth

For Father’s Day Thank you Mother and Father for all of those diapers – Students compare the cost of buying disposable versus cloth diapers. They estimate how much they cost their parents in diapers and consider how much they will…

## It’s almost summer now

How much water should you drink? How much pee is in this pool? How has the presence of lyme disease changed? Which is the best drink deal at the fair?

## The 8th billion baby

How fast is the World’s population growing? Will the world’s population size increase indefinitely?  Are all countries’ populations increasing at the same rate? What are some of the factors affecting this growth?

## Effects of new MLB rules

Students use our recent data to graph, analyze and hypothesize about the affect of the new MLB rule changes.

## Earth Day actions for our planet

We have 16 activities that you could use for Earth Day! Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Day. Help your students become activists for our planet? We have 16 activities that support recycling, conserving resources, awareness of climate change and protecting our planet.…

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

Brand new! What’s with the March Equinox? Does it really affect our lives? Is it just some astronomical occurrence? Students calculate the daylight hours at the March Equinox by time between longest and shortest days. They examine the progression of…

## Just some March Madness math

This is the first of several activities about March Madness. Figuring percents, bar graphs, trends, big numbers, and probability.